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.
|Number of pages
|Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
|Published - 1990
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine