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Trans-oesophageal echocardiography 

Trans-oesophageal echocardiography
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Trans-oesophageal echocardiography
Author(s):

S Wright

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199209101.003.17
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date: 24 February 2020

Ultrasound physics 242

Imaging modes 244

Uses and indications for trans-oesophageal echocardiography 248

Monitoring applications 250

Standard examination and views 252

Complications of TOE 256

Further reading 259

Echocardiography uses ultrasound to generate images.

Sound is a mechanical vibration (i.e. compression and rarefaction) and travels in waves....

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