Table 1

3D-ICE results, linear and planimetry measurements were obtain in PLAX and SAX (equivalent to 130–150 TOE views)

RT-3D ICEMSCT
CaseAo annulus (cm)Ao sinus (cm)Ao sinus (cm) SAXAnnulus areaAo annulus (cm)Ao sinus (cm)Annulus perimeter (mm2)
123.23.0×2.05003.0×2.23.2×2.9513
22.43.13.0×3.05102.3×2.23.1×3.0530
32.233.3×2.25273.3×2.23.7×3.0554
42.23.63.0×3.04982.8×2.13.3×3.2513
52.33.63.6×3.25803.0×2.63.7×3.2629
  • MSCT,multislice CT; RT-3D ICE,real-time three-dimensional intracardiac echocardiography; TOE, two-dimensional transoesophageal echocardiogram.