Refractory hypoxemia in right ventricular infarction from right-to-left shunting via a patent foramen ovale: Efficacy of contrast transesophageal echocardiography

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  • We report a case in which contrast transesophageal echocardiography proved helpful in establishing the diagnosis of refractory hypoxemia from a patent foramen ovale with a rightto-left shunt due to right ventricular infarction. © 1991.
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  • Cox D; Taylor J; Nanda NC
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  • 653
  • End Page

  • 655
  • Volume

  • 91
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  • 6