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Usefulness of Live/Real Time Three-Dimensional Transthoracic Echocardiography in the Assessment of Descending Thoracic Aorta Graft Dehiscence


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We report the usefulness of live/real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography to identify endovascular graft showing leakage not visualized using two-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography. (Echocardiography 2010;27:722-723)