Board Stiff TEE, Transesophageal Echocardiography

Board Stiff TEE

Transesophageal Echocardiography

By Christopher J. Gallagher, MD, Staff Anesthesiologist, Florida Gulf to Bay Anesthesiology, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL


Introduction: The Anti-Crash

Chapter 1: The Yellow Brick Road

Chapter 2: To the End and Stop

? Principles of Ultrasound

? Transducers

? Equipment, Infection Control, and Safety

? Imaging

? Principles of Doppler Ultrasound

? Quantitative M-Mode and Two-Dimensional Echocardiography

? Quantitative Doppler

? Doppler Profiles and Assessment of Diastolic Function

? Cardiac Anatomy

? Pericardium and Extracardiac Structures:
Anatomy and Pathology

? Pathology of the Cardiac Valves

? Intracardiac Masses and Devices

? Global Ventricular Systolic Function

? Segmental Left Ventricular Systolic Function

? Assessment of Perioperative Events and Problems

? Congenital Heart Disease

? Artifacts and Pitfalls

? Related Diagnostic Modalities

Chapter 3: Hemodynamodoc

Epilogue