Perioperative Two-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography

A Practical Handbook

  • Annette Vegas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
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  14. Back Matter
    Pages 333-339

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, cardiologists and critical care physicians 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, 2nd Edition 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.


 Updated to include 4 new chapters

 Now contains more than 600 full-color, high quality clinical images and illustrations

 Includes the most recent guidelines

 Retains a compact format that highlights key information

 Synopsis of cardiac pathology commonly encountered in cardiac surgery patients

 On-the-spot reference for echocardiographers with a wide range from novice to expert experience


Anesthesiology Cardiology Perioperative TEE TEE Transesophageal echocardiography

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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-60178-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-60902-7
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