Chapter 1

Patient preparation for TEE

By the end of this chapter you will know when a TEE should be ordered, how to prepare your patient for the exam, and how to avoid complications.
5 Lessons, 1 Quiz
Chapter 2

How to get the views

In this chapter, you will learn how to manipulate a TEE probe to obtain all of the standard views required for a full TEE study.
  • How to use the TEE probe—manipulating the probe position
  • How to use the TEE probe—manipulating the image plane
  • How to use the TEE probe—making sense of the views
  • Overview of TEE views
  • Mid-esophageal views
  • Transgastric views
  • Aortic views
  • How the get views quiz
8 Lessons, 1 Quiz
Chapter 3

Assessment of the left ventricle

Here you will learn how to undertake a qualitative and quantitative TEE assessment of the left ventricle.
  • Anatomy of the left ventricle
  • Mid-esophageal four-chamber view
  • Mid-esophageal two-chamber view
  • Mid-esophageal long-axis view
  • Transgastric short-axis views
  • Transgastric two-chamber view
  • Transgastric long-axis view
  • Deep transgastric five-chamber view
  • Assessment of the left ventricle quiz
9 Lessons, 1 Quiz
Chapter 4

Assessment of the mitral valve

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to undertake a full TEE assessment of the mitral valve.
  • Anatomy of the mitral valve
  • Mid-esophageal four-chamber view
  • Mid-esophageal commisural view
  • Mid-esophageal two-chamber view
  • Mid-esophageal posteromedial commissure view
  • Mid-esophageal long-axis view
  • Transgastric views
  • Assessment of the mitral valve quiz
8 Lessons, 1 Quiz
Chapter 5

Assessment of the aortic valve

In this chapter, you will learn how to undertake a full TEE assessment of the aortic valve.
  • Anatomy of the aortic valve
  • Mid-esophageal short-axis view
  • Mid-esophageal long-axis view
  • Mid-esophageal five-chamber view
  • Transgastric views
  • Assessment of the aortic valve quiz
6 Lessons, 1 Quiz
Chapter 6

Assessment of the left atrium and appendage

Here we’ll show you how to undertake a full TEE assessment of the left atrium and its appendage.
  • Anatomy of the left atrium
  • Mid-esophageal four-chamber view
  • Mid-esophageal two-chamber view
  • Mid-esophageal left atrial appendage view
  • Assessment of the left atrium and appendage quiz
5 Lessons, 1 Quiz
Chapter 7

Assessment of the interatrial septum

Learn how to undertake a full TEE assessment of the interatrial septum, with particular emphasis on PFO and ASD.
  • Anatomy of the interatrial septum
  • Mid-esophageal interatrial septum views—assessing anatomy
  • Mid-esophageal interatrial septum views—assessing shunts
  • Mid-esophageal bicaval view
  • Assessment of the interatrial septum quiz
5 Lessons, 1 Quiz
Chapter 8

Assessment of the pulmonary veins

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to undertake a full TEE assessment of the pulmonary veins.
  • Anatomy of the pulmonary veins
  • The left-sided pulmonary veins
  • The right-sided pulmonary veins
  • Assessment of the pulmonary veins quiz
4 Lessons, 1 Quiz
Chapter 9

Assessment of the right heart

In this chapter, we’ll teach you how to undertake a full TEE assessment of the right heart, including the tricuspid and pulmonary valves.
  • Anatomy of the right heart
  • Mid-esophageal four-chamber view
  • Mid-esophageal right ventricular (RV) inflow-outflow view
  • Mid-esophageal modified right ventricular (RV) inflow view
  • Mid-esophageal right ventricular (RV) outflow view
  • Mid-esophageal main pulmonary artery (MPA) view
  • Transgastric right ventricular (RV) short-axis view
  • Transgastric right ventricular (RV) inflow view
  • Assessment of the right heart quiz
9 Lessons, 1 Quiz
Chapter 10

Assessment of the aorta

Here we’ll explain how to undertake a full TEE assessment of the thoracic aorta.
  • Anatomy of the aorta
  • Mid-esophageal long-axis aortic root view
  • Mid-esophageal ascending aorta views
  • Mid-esophageal descending thoracic aorta views
  • Upper-esophageal aortic arch views
  • Assessment of the aorta quiz
6 Lessons, 1 Quiz