Two-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography. Arrow points to a large saccular aneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta
by Navin C Nanda, HK Chopra, Mahmoud Elsayed, Anezi Uzendu, Zeyad M Elmarzouky, Subash Dulal

Textbook of Echocardiography

by V Amuthan, Satish K Parashar
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This video clip showing two-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography. Arrow points to a large saccular aneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta (DA). Note flow signals moving into the aneurysm in systole and back into DA in diastole. Spontaneous contrast signals (smoke) consistent with a low flow state are observed in the aneurysm. Reproduced with permission from: Aaluri SR, Miller A, Nanda NC, Mukhtar O, Ansingkar K, Ying W, Puri V, Berland LL, McGiffin DC. Transesophageal echocardiographic identification of a descending aortic aneurysm rupture into the left lung. Echocardiography. 2000;17(3):269-71.

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