Left atrial spontaneous echo contrast: its prevalence and importance in patients undergoing transesophageal echocardiography and particularly those with a cerebrovascular embolic event

J Am Soc Echocardiogr. Jan-Feb 1996;9(1):62-70. doi: 10.1016/s0894-7317(96)90105-4.
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MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Atrial Fibrillation / diagnostic imaging
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders / diagnostic imaging*
  • Echocardiography, Transesophageal*
  • Female
  • Heart Aneurysm / diagnostic imaging
  • Heart Atria / diagnostic imaging*
  • Heart Diseases / diagnostic imaging
  • Heart Septum / diagnostic imaging
  • Humans
  • Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis / diagnostic imaging*
  • Ischemic Attack, Transient / diagnostic imaging
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency / diagnostic imaging
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis / diagnostic imaging
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Prevalence
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Thrombosis / diagnostic imaging