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A Potential Use for Intraoperative Three-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography in Predicting Left Ventricular Chamber Dimensions and Ejection Fraction After Aneurysm Resection

Azran, Marc S. MD*; Kwong, Raymond MD, MPH; Chen, Frederick Y. MD, PhD; Shernan, Stanton K. MD§

doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e3181f91c23
Cardiovascular Anesthesiology: Echo Rounds

Published ahead of print September 22, 2010 Supplemental Digital Content is available in the text.

From the *Department of Anesthesiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia; Department of Medicine, and Division of Cardiac Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston; and §Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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Address correspondence to Stanton K. Shernan, MD, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St., Boston, MA 0215. Address e-mail to sshernan@partners.org.

Accepted July 27, 2010

Published ahead of print September 22, 2010

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