Transesophageal Echocardiography: What the Gastroenterologist Thinks the Cardiologist Should Know About Endoscopy

David E. Fleischer, Steven A. Goldstein

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Abstract

Transesophageal echocardiogaphy 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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)428-434
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Volume3
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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