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dc.contributor.authorTuncer, Neşe
dc.contributor.authorAfşar, Nazire
dc.contributor.authorDağdeviren, Bahadır
dc.contributor.authorÖzergin, Ayşe
dc.contributor.authorAktan, Sevinç
dc.date.accessioned2016-06-11T12:11:06Z
dc.date.available2016-06-11T12:11:06Z
dc.date.issued2001
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11424/4668
dc.description.abstractObjective: Approximately 20% of all Ischemic strokes are the result of an embolus originating from the heart. Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) has long been used to evaluate the cardiac source of emboli but recently transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), which has higher yield for detecting left atrium, aortic arch and left atrial appendage lesions, Is recommended for the assessment of patients with clinical risk factors for cardioembolism or unexplained stroke. Methods: In this study, the diagnostic yield of TTE and TEE for detecting potential cardiac sources of the embolus was compared in 46 consecutive patients (26 men and 20 women, aged 23-84 years) with transient ischemic attack (TIA) or acute ischemic stroke. Results: TTE revealed a potential cardiac source of embolism in 12 (26%) patients, all of whom had clinical evidence of heart disease, TEE detected potential cardiac sources of embolism in 32 (69%) patients; 7 (21%) of these had no clinical evidence of heart disease. Conclusion: TEE is a superior technique to TTE for identifying potential cardiac source of the embolus and should be recommended for early management and prevention of further stroke in patients with underlying heart disease or unexplained cerebrovascular accidenten_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccessen_US
dc.subjectIschemic stroke, Transthoracic echocardiography, Transesophageal echocardiography, Cardiac source of embolismen_US
dc.titleEvaluatıon of transthoracıc and transesophageal echocardıographıc fındıngs ın acute ıschemıc strokeen_US
dc.typearticleen_US
dc.contributor.authorIDTR142003en_US
dc.relation.journalMarmara Medicial Journalen_US
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of neurology, School of Medicine, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkeyen_US
dc.identifier.volume14en_US
dc.identifier.issue1en_US
dc.identifier.startpage16en_US
dc.identifier.endpage22en_US


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