Transesophageal echocardiography before cardioversion of recurrent atrial fibrillation: Does absence of previous atrial thrombi preclude the need of a repeat test?

Xuedong Shen, Huagui Li, Karen Rovang, Tom Hee, Mark J. Holmberg, Aryan N. Mooss, Syed M. Mohiuddin

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Abstract

Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a recurrent problem that frequently requires repeat cardioversion. Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is indicated before cardioversion in patients who are underanticoagulated (warfarin therapy

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)741-745
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Heart Journal
Volume146
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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