Comparison of transcranial Doppler ultrasonography and transesophageal echocardiography to monitor emboli during coronary artery bypass surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass
Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Transcranial
TEE and TCD can both be used to continuously monitor emboli during coronary artery bypass surgery. However, TEE is invasive and justified only if it is being performed for intraoperative assessment of aortic atheromatosis or cardiac function.