Transesophageal Echocardiography-Guided Dirofilaria immitis Extraction from the Right Atrium in a Dog. Academic Article uri icon


  • In Dirifilaria immitis infection, worms can migrate into the heart. Clinical signs are caused by hemolysis and and obstruction of blood flow. Transesophageal echocardiography guides removal of radiolucent foreign objects. TEE findings assisted in the extraction of intracardiac heartworms from a dog.

published proceedings

  • CASE (Phila)

author list (cited authors)

  • Saunders, A. B., Wesselowski, S., & Cusack, K.

citation count

  • 1

publication date

  • August 2020