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TEE Views

  • Annette Vegas
Chapter

Abstract

  • The original standard 20 TEE views that comprise a comprehensive TEE exam as described by the SCA/ASE (1999) have been augmented by 8 additional views.

  • Conveniently, all views can be grouped together by the probe level in the esophagus and the structures being interrogated as diagrammed here:
    • Yellow: mid-esophageal (ME) views that examine the LV and MV

    • Green: ME views that examine the AV, TV, bicaval, and pulmonary veins

    • Blue: ME and upper-esophageal (UE) views for different regions of the aorta

    • Orange: transgastric (TG) views that examine the LV, RV, and AV with good spectral and tissue Doppler alignment

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Annette Vegas
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  1. 1.Professor of Anesthesiology, Former Director of Perioperative TEE, Department of AnesthesiaToronto General Hospital, University of TorontoTorontoCanada

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