volume 26, issue 4, P203-209 2018
DOI: 10.1007/s12471-018-1094-4
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Abstract: AimTransthoracic contrast echocardiography (TTCE) is recommended for screening of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs) in hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia. Shunt quantification is used to find treatable PAVMs. So far, there has been no study investigating the reproducibility of this diagnostic test. Therefore, this study aimed to describe inter-observer and inter-injection variability of TTCE.MethodsWe conducted a prospective single centre study. We included all consecutive persons screened for …

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