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Transoesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)

Transoesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE): What it is, Risk Factors | National Heart Centre Singapore

Transoesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) - What it is

Transoesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) is a diagnostic procedure similar to the echocardiogram which you might have undergone previously. An ultrasound transducer is mounted onto the tip of a long and slim special tube called the TEE probe. This probe will be introduced into your oesophagus (the passage between your mouth and stomach) through the mouth. The images or pictures obtained will provide useful information to your physician to help in the management of your condition.

This procedure is usually performed on patients with suspected blood clots, or masses in the heart, and patients with heart valve problem or congenital heart condition (a defect that is present at birth). This procedure allows a better visualisation of the structures in the heart.

Transoesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) - Symptoms

Transoesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) - How to prevent?

Transoesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) - Causes and Risk Factors

Transoesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) - Diagnosis

Transoesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) - Treatments

Transoesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) - Preparing for surgery

Transoesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) - Post-surgery care

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