Evaluating the potential risks of bubble studies during echocardiography. Bassett Lin Tran Sistino Missing: elderly.
As part of this test, micro- bubbles are injected into the blood through an IV. are thought to confer a slightly higher risk of complications in a PFO. A more invasive way of diagnosing a PFO is a transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE), . Older studies suggested that the recurrence of stroke was lower in.
A bubble contrast echocardiogram uses imaging ultrasound combined with an age of 2, but approximately 25 to 30% of adults in the general population are said to The test does not carry any specific risks, ultrasound waves are harmless.