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.
Dr. Annette Vegas, MD, FRCPC, FASE
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Director of Perioperative TEE
Department of Anesthesia
Toronto General Hospital
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada