Transesophageal Echo (TEE)

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) ultrasound imaging used for diagnostics and procedural guidance. TEE is an invasive form cardiac ultrasound (echo), where the ultrasound probe is placed down the patient's throat, into the esophagus to allow for more detailed, clearer imaging of the heart than is available using typical transthoracic echo imaging. TEE is used extensively for transcatheter structural heart procedure guidance because of its ability to show soft tissue that is not visible on the angiography systems typically used in the cath lab.

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June 4, 2020 — Intra-operative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is a versatile diagnostic and monitoring tool used ...

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The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has issued a statement on how centers may consider to reopen cardiac ultrasound services as hospitals begin resuming elective procedures and tests amid the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic. #COVID19 #SARScov2 #ASE
Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

May 21, 2020 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has issued a statement on how centers may consider to ...

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ASE issued guidelines for the protection of echocardiography providers during the COVID-19 outbreak. Image shows a Philips Ultrasound system being used during a demonstration at the ASE 2019 meeting. #SARScov2
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Dave Fornell, Editor

The provision of echocardiographic services remains crucial during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2) outbreak ...

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Videos | RSNA

DAIC/ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new medical imaging technologies displayed on ...

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Videos | RSNA

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell and Imaging Technology News (ITN) Consulting Editor Greg Freiherr offer a post-game report on ...

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Videos | University of Colorado Hospital

Interview with John Carroll, M.D., director of interventional cardiology, Robert Quaife, M.D., director of advanced ...

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This 360 degree view shows staff at the University of Colorado Heart and Vascular Center performing live transesophageal ...

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Physicians use many strategies to better interface with patients and their families to try and explain in non-physician ...

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Figure 1: A computed tomography angiography (CTA) study performed for transcatheter aortic valve replacement planning.  Interventional imagers created and interpret these images as part of the heart team.
Feature | Structural Heart | Nadeen N. Faza, M.D., Dee Dee Wang, M.D., Joao Cavalcante, M.D., Andrew D. Choi, M.D., Jeffrey B. Geske, M.D., and Stephen H. Little, M.D.
Recent months have signaled a new and exciting era in the dynamic world of structural heart disease (SHD). The COAPT ...
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All major vendors offering advanced visualization software now offer structural heart planning. This is an example of GE Healthcare's Valve Assist software being used to determine the best location of a transseptal puncture to deliver a left atrial appendage (LAA) occluder.
Feature | Structural Heart | Jeff Zagoudis
Structural heart interventions represent one of the fastest growing segments of cardiology, as the number of devices to ...
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News | Transesophageal Echo (TEE)

February 5, 2019 – The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a new document that provides a comprehensive ...

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A view of GE Healthcare's volume max, or Vmax, which allows for nearly triple the frame rate speeds on 3-D TEE in a single beat over previous generation systems.
Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | Dave Fornell, Editor

The higher expense and lower frame rates of 3-D cardiac ultrasound systems have limited their adoption over the past ...

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