Visualization of the Distal Ascending Aorta With A-Mode with Transesophageal Echocardiography

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Conclusion
The A-View method offers an approach to resolve the blind spot of TEE. The method already has been used for numerous indications (eg, assessment of ascending aorta atherosclerosis, monitoring cerebral blood, and diagnosing aortic dissection). The A-View method seems to be a promising tool for patients
undergoing cardiac surgery or who are suffering from aortic disease to direct management and may eventually improve patient outcome.

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