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Echo BachelorClass

Transesophageal echocardiography

Chapter 19
Presenters: Univ. Prof. Dr. Thomas Binder; Bruno Mora - MD Italy
1 credit

What you will learn

- Transesophageal echo (TEE): advantages and disadvantages; - Assessment of cardiac structures by TEE; - Indications to TEE; - Complications linked to TEE; - Preparing a patient for a TEE exam: what to do step-by-step; - TEE and surgery: how to perform a TEE exam in the operating room; - Getting info from a TEE: what to look for; - Handling the probe: which movements to apply; - Getting the views: how to “change the angle” and turn the wheels; - Focus on the bicaval view; - TEE and the aorta; - Assessing left ventricular function; - Diagnosing pathologies;

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