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Br Heart J. 1993 Oct;70(4):393-4.

Traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta diagnosed by transoesophageal echocardiography.

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  • 1Department of Cardiology, King's College Hospital, London.

Abstract

Transoesophageal echocardiography is a safe and rapid means of obtaining anatomical and dynamic information about the descending aorta. It was used to confirm a suspected diagnosis of ruptured descending aorta.

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