Echocardiography of the Aorta
- Review article from our lab
of atherosclerosis in the aorta using transesophageal echocardiography.
Histology of the aorta at the University of Kansas Histoweb site.
Descending aortic atheroma.
Mild intimal thickening of the descending aorta.
Humorous Technical Suggestion
When approaching the isthmus of the aortic arch
turn the tee probe slooooowly .
We think the link to this classic comedy routine
on youtube makes the point.
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by Dr. Olga Shindler.