Perioperative Two-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography

A Practical Handbook

  • Annette Vegas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Annette Vegas
    Pages 1-29
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    Pages 51-75
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    Pages 77-115
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    Pages 137-149
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 229-235

About this book


Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is a valuable diagnostic modality now routinely used during cardiac surgery and in the intensive care unit.  Increasingly, anesthesiologists trained in TEE provide the service in both settings where they face the challenge of integrating numerous current TEE guidelines into day-to-day practice.  Perioperative Two-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography:  A Practical Handbook has been designed to be a concise, portable guide for using TEE to recognize cardiac pathology during the perioperative period. 

This compact guide has a diverse appeal for anesthesiologists, cardiac surgeons, and cardiologists desiring comprehensive up-to-date echocardiographic information at their fingertips.


  • More than 450 full-color, high quality clinical images and illustrations
  • Synopsis of cardiac pathology commonly encountered in cardiac surgery patients
  • Convenient spiral binding
  • On-the-spot reference for echocardiographers with a wide range of experience, from novice to expert


Anesthesiology Cardiology Perioperative TEE TEE Transesophageal echocardiography

Authors and affiliations

  • Annette Vegas
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  1. 1.Department of Anesthesia Toronto General HospitalUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-9951-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-9952-8
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