- Diagnosis and quantification of patent foramen ovale. Which is the reference technique? Simultaneous study with transcranial Doppler, transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiographyTeresa Gonzalez-Alujas
Laboratorio de Ecocardiografía, Servicio de Cardiologia, Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
Rev Esp Cardiol 64:133-9. 2011..The purpose of this study was to compare the accuracy of transthoracic echocardiography (TTE), TEE and transcranial Doppler (TCD) in the diagnosis and quantification of patent foramen ovale...
- Sex differences in native-valve infective endocarditis in a single tertiary-care hospitalAntonia Sambola
Cardiology Department, University Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
Am J Cardiol 106:92-8. 2010..In conclusion, women with infective endocarditis were slightly older than men but showed similar co-morbidities. Women underwent surgery less frequently and consequently had worse prognosis than men...
- Usefulness of real-time three-dimensional transoesophageal echocardiography in the assessment of chronic aortic dissectionArtur Evangelista
Departament de Cardiologia, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119, Barcelona, Spain
Eur J Echocardiogr 12:272-7. 2011..two-dimensional (2D)-TOE in the evaluation of morphological and dynamic findings of aortic dissection, and compare the results with those obtained by multi-slice computed tomography (CT)...