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Table 3 Detection of vegetations by hTTE and TEE (n = 36)

From: Diagnostic value of harmonic transthoracic echocardiography in native valve infective endocarditis: comparison with transesophageal echocardiography

Presence of vegetations hTTE TEE p value
Positive 16 19* 0.46
Indeterminate 6 1* <0.01
Negative 14 16 0.47
  1. hTTE, harmonic transthoracic echocardiography; TEE, transesophageal echocardiography.