Modern ultrasound technologies and their application in surgical treatment of patients with cardial diseases and increased surgical risk. Treatment and prevention of complications, the main stages of endovascular interventions

Authors: Bogachevskaya S.A., Bogachevskiy A.N.

Company: 1 Federal Center for Cardiovascular Surgery, Khabarovsk, Russian Federation
2 Far Eastern State Medical University, Khabarovsk, Russian Federation
3 Sakhalin Regional Hospital, Yuzno-Sakhalinsk, Russian Federation

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For citation: Bogachevskaya S.A., Bogachevskiy A.N. Modern ultrasound technologies and their application in surgical treatment of patients with cardial diseases and increased surgical risk. Treatment and prevention of complications, the main stages of endovascular interventions. Creative Cardiology. 2022; 16 (1): 26–37 (in Russ.). DOI: 10.24022/1997-3187-2022-16-1-26-37

Received / Accepted:  15.10.2021 / 25.03.2022

Keywords: echocardiography complicated cardiovascular diseases endovascular cardiac surgery high surgical risk

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Surgical risk in patients with complicated cardiovascular diseases increases significantly and becomes a serious issue in the treatment of such patients. The aim of endovascular interventions in such cases is to prevent the complications of open surgery. We review the most common types of endovascular interventions used in cases of prevention and correction of cardiovascular complications: postinfarction ventricular septal defect closure, left atrium appendage closure, paraprosthetic leak closure, ECHO-control at atrial septal puncture. Ultrasound support is carried out in preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative stages for planned and urgent interventions. In emergency cases, ultrasound support and the selection of a suitable device are carried out only intraoperatively. Ultrasound support of the main stages of endovascular interventions allows to perform manipulations in such cases more confidently, and the development of new approaches in ultrasound visualization, such as intracardiac echocardiography, offers advantage convenience for operator, as well as the efficiency and safety of the patient treatment.


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About Authors

  • Svetlana A. Bogachevskaya, Cand. Med. Sci., Functional and Ultrasonic Diagnostician, Cardiologist, ORCID
  • Aleksandr N. Bogachevskiy, Cardiovascular Surgeon, Functional Diagnostician, Head of Department, ORCID

Chief Editor

Leo A. Bockeria, MD, PhD, DSc, Professor, Academician of Russian Academy of Sciences, President of Bakoulev National Medical Research Center for Cardiovascular Surgery