Transesophageal echocardiogram

What is Transesophageal echocardiogram?

Transesophageal echocardiogram is the echocardiogram done by inserting the chocardiogram in the esophagus. It has advantage over conventional echocardiography by being closer to the heart chambers.

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Just wanted to follow up on my previous questions. I went to see my cardiologist on July 15th. My blood pressure was pretty...

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I am a 45 year old woman, and I have had two chronic lacunar infarcts / strokes. I have had migraines since I was around 6 years old, and have had...

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I had a Transesophageal echocardiogram four days ago. I do have some localized edema that can be clearly be seen on the soft palate, uvula and left...

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Hi, it appears that you are scared of the procedure, and the tube might be ill fitting and big in size.It has caused the discomfert, and your...

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