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Conquer the PTE Exam


Get the most from your study time with this unique resource! This comprehensive review provides all the help you need to successfully prepare for the PTE exam and enhance your knowledge of perioperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE).

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Key Features

    • Test your mastery of all aspects of TEE necessary for successful certification in one convenient resource, including the physics of ultrasound, different modes of ultrasound, systolic function, diastolic function, evaluation of the mitral, aortic, tricuspid, and pulmonic valves, diseases of the valves, aorta, and pericardium, cardiac masses, congenital heart disease, and much more!
    • Prepare for the video portion of the exam with the case presentations on the companion CD-ROM - and the associated questions in the book - presented in the same time frame as the actual test.
    • Prepare thoroughly for the written portion of the exam thanks to 750 multiple-choice questions along with answers, detailed explanations, and references to sources of additional information.

Published Reviews


    "The review materials you prepared for the PTE exam helped my score TREMENDOUSLY! As a CA-3 resident I not only passed the exam, but scored in the 90th percentile! The format of the questions in your review book matched the PTE exam format very well, which made taking the test that much easier. I would definitely suggest to anyone taking the PTE exam next year that they use your TEE review book as a primary study resource." - Jake Saunders, M.D.

Author Information

    By Thomas M. Burch, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; Leanne Groban, MD, Assistant Professor, Section of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; and David A. Zvara, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

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Conquer the PTE Exam
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 544 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-3833-7
  • Copyright: 2007