Advances in contrast echocardiography: intraoperative perfusion assessment.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Contrast ultrasound techniques provide on-line assessments of regional tissue perfusion. Intraoperative clinical studies of cardiac revascularization and renal transplantation have been performed and are currently under active clinical investigation. The potential to diagnose and manage patients through the use of contrast ultrasound techniques is just beginning to be realized. With continued development of the contrast agents and improved computer-aided software analyses programs, the future of the real-time perfusion imaging looks bright.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Feinstein, SB; Aronson, S

Published Date

  • 1992

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 / 3-4

Start / End Page

  • 155 - 159

PubMed ID

  • 1343212

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0885-8276


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Denmark