Board Stiff TEE

2nd Edition

Transesophageal Echocardiography: ExpertConsult Online and Print


  • Christopher Gallagher
  • Key Features

    • Get a detailed review of all of the PTEeXAM topics listed by the National Board of Echocardiography, written in a digestible, humorous, and engaging style.
    • Understand difficult concepts and problems with the help of 150 schematic drawings.
    • Access comprehensive, problem-solving guidance on quantitative aspects of TEE through a practical appendix that includes gradients, valve areas, and chamber pressures.
    • Master TEE and confidently take the PTEeExam with Board Stiff TEE: Transesophageal Echocardiography!

    Table of Contents

    1 The Yellow Brick Road

    2 Principles of Ultrasound

    3 Transducers and Instrumentation

    4 Equipment, Infection Control, and Safety

    5 Principles of Doppler Ultrasound

    6 Quantitative M-mode and Two-Dimensional Echocardiography

    7 Quantitative Doppler

    8 Doppler Profiles and Assessment of Diastolic Function

    9 Cardiac Anatomy

    10 Pericardium and Extra-Cardiac Structures: Anatomy and Pathology

    11 Pathology of the Cardiac Valves

    12 Intra-cardiac Masses and Devices

    13 Left Ventricular Systolic Function

    14 Segmental Left Ventricular Systolic Function

    15 The 17 Segment Model

    16 Assessment of Perioperative Events and Problems

    17 Congenital Heart Disease

    18 Artifacts and Pitfalls

    19 Related Diagnostic Modalities

    20 Intraoperative 3-D Echocardiography

    21 The Structured TEE Examination

    22 Sonographic Formulas

    23 Hemo-dynamo Doc

    24 Test Questions


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