Transesophageal echocardiography is becoming established as a very useful addition to cardiac ultrasound. Both the applications and the number of cardiologists using this technique are growing. This article is intended to assist the cardiologist by providing information about endoscopy, including the technique of intubation, medications for sedation, medicolegal aspects, concerns of health personnel, and other related aspects.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography|
|State||Published - Sep 1990|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging