Trans(o)esophageal Echocardiography (TOE/TEE) in the Diagnosis of Aortic Pathologies

  • Raimund ErbelEmail author
  • Sophiko Erbel-Khurtsidze


After the beginning of the first recordings of echocardiography, supported by the company Siemens, Inge Gudmar Edler and Carl Hellmuth Hertz suggested to develop an ultrasound transducer already in 1953, which could be introduced into the esophagus.


Ultrasound TEE MRI CT Echocardiography Complication Hybrid Acute aortic syndrome Dissection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University HospitalUniversity Duisburg-EssenEssenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Cardiology, Intensive CareBethanien KrankenhausMoersGermany

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