Ultrasound Transesophageal echo (TEE)

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for transesophageal echo (TEE) 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.

3D TEE, Mitraclip, mitraclip implantation, Echopixel, GE Healthcare, 3D imaging for procedural navigation

A 3-D view on the Echopixel system of a MitraClip implantation showing one clip deployed and a second about to be deployed. The images can be rotated on any axis and sliced through to show cross sectional views of the anatomy and the device in true 3-D with glasses. Echopixel is working toward a system that uses a special screen that will eliminate the need for glasses.

Blog | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 15, 2016

I saw a new combination of technologies on the expo floor at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) meeting...

cardiac ultrasound, ASE, American society of echo
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 09, 2016

Below is a roundup of recent echo news that highlights technologies and topics that will be featured at the American...

TeleHealthRobotics, Tele-Robotic Ultrasound, TRUDI, robotic ultrasound

The Tele-Robotic Ultrasound for Distance Imaging (TRUDI) system uses a robotic arm so a remote sonographer can control the echo probe without the need for them to be in the same room or even be in the hospital during an exam or procedure. 

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 09, 2016

June 9, 2016 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) will host Echovation Challenge 2016, a competition for...

News | Ultrasound Transesophageal echo (TEE) | April 21, 2016

April 21, 2016 — CS Medical announced the release of their newest product designed to aid in the circle of care for...

Csound, GE ultrasound

4D Clarity, HDlive and cSound acquisition provide excellent TTE and TEE images.

Case Study | January 21, 2016

GE Healthcare is taking the next leap in image quality performance, quantification and workflow with the...

iFR, FFR, Philips, Volcano
News | Cath Lab | August 28, 2015

August 28, 2015 — Philips Healthcare is showcasing its latest cardiology solutions at the European Society of...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 26, 2015

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shares his choices for the most innovative new echocardiography technologies and trends at...

Videos | Structural Heart | June 26, 2015

Interview with Steve Goldstein, M.D., director, noninvasive lab, Medstar Washington Heart Institute, Washington, D.C...

Videos | Structural Heart | June 17, 2015

Interview with Ted Feldman, M.D., FACC, MSCAI, FESC, cardiac cath lab director,...

Simbionix, 3D Systems, echo simulator

An echo simulator offered by Simbionix, part of 3D Systems.

Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 10, 2015

More than 50 companies and organizations will display their latest products and services at the American Society of...

Feature | April 17, 2015 | Dave Fornell

The latest advances in echocardiography were discussed at a special evening symposium at the 2015 American College...

TEE, 3-D TEE, 4-D TEE, GE

GE Healthcare's 3-D/4-D echo system, showing implantation of ASD occluder in a septal wall defect. This type of virtual surgical view enables several new types of procedures that otherwise would be difficult to perform.

Feature | April 08, 2015 | Jeff Zagoudis
Ultrasound, Transesophageal, cardiovascular ultrasound, Zura EVO1

Image courtesy of ImaCor

News | January 16, 2015

January 16, 2015 — ImaCor Inc. will be showcasing for the first time...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | October 17, 2014

Siemens introduces True volume transesophageal echo (TEE) transducer — this 3-D/4-D 90°x90° TEE solution enables...

Feature | July 03, 2014

July 3, 2014 — The American Society of Echocardiography Foundation (ASEF) launched the second version of its free...

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