oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - A brief overview of transesophageal echocardiography : SASA main conference texts
|Article Title||A brief overview of transesophageal echocardiography : SASA main conference texts|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia|
|Affiliations||1 University Leipzig, Germany and 2 University Leipzig, Germany|
|Publication Date||Jan 2014|
|Pages||89 - 92|
|Keyword(s)||TEE and Transesophageal echocardiography|
Since the first report as an intraoperative monitor device of the left ventricular function in 1979, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) has become additionally an important diagnostic tool and a procedural adjunct in cardiac surgery. The indications and contraindications guidelines for perioperative TEE examination have been defined by the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists 1996 and updated 2010.
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