Diagnosis of pulmonary vein varix by transesophageal echocardiography

C. Toher, H. Krug, S. L. Archer

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A pulmonary vein varix is a localized dilatation of a pulmonary vein that usually is asymptomatic, presenting as a mass on a chest roentgenogram. Pulmonary angiography has been the mainstay of diagnosis. This case is the first in which transesophageal echocardiography was used to diagnose pulmonary vein varix.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1901-1903
Number of pages3
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

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Funding Information:
This investigation was supported by the Veterans Administration, the Minnesota Medical Foundation, and NIH grant 1R29-HL45735-1 (S.L.A.).


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