Repeated Monitoring With Transthoracic Echocardiography and Lung Ultrasound After Cardiac Surgery: Feasibility and Impact on Diagnosis
Ahmed Alsaddique, Alistair G Royse, Colin F Royse, Abdulelah Mobeirek, Fayez El Shaer, Hanan AlBackr, Mohammed Fouda, David J Canty
Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia | W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC | Published : 2016
Awarded by National Science, Technology and Innovation Plan, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
This project was supported by National Science, Technology and Innovation Plan, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Grant number 11-MED 1932-02). The funding body had no involvement in study design; in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; and in the decision to submit the article for publication. The authors are grateful for Drs. Fakhr Al Ayoubi, KN Asfena and Mr. Nabeel Rabea, RN who managed, recorded the data, and coordinated, respectively. They also acknowledge the significant contributions made by the staff, students and technicians at the King Fahad Cardiac Center who performed screening, recruitment, data collection, performance, and interpretation of ultrasound.