Diagnostic Challenges in Aortic Disease

Proefschrift Jansen Klomp-1The thesis by Dr Wouter Jansen Klomp describes how accurate detection of aortic  atherosclerosis can lead to effective changes in surgical management. The added value of modified TEE was studied compared to patient characteristics and conventional TEE imaging. And subsequent reduction in post-operative complications was observed. Secondly the thesis presents how modified TEE can improve diagnosis of acute aortic dissection and surgical management.

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