TEE (Transesophageal Echocardiogram)

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This six-page handout helps people prepare for a transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE), which is a test that uses sound waves (echocardiography) to assess how the heart is working. It briefly explains how the test works, and contains guidelines to help the patient prepare. The document provides a step by step explanation of what will happen during the TEE and after, identifying those symptoms for which a doctor should be called immediately.

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Translation from English text
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Keywords:
Echocardiography, transesophageal, Heart diseases
Copyright:
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Date Last Reviewed:
5/1/2010
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