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Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) - Presentation Summary

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Presentation: Transesophageal Echocardiogram
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Reviewed By: Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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The aim of TEE or transesophageal echocardiography is to study the heart and identify problems. These discoveries aid your doctor in determining if further procedures are necessary.
In addition to its effectiveness in studying and diagnosing heart problems, TEE is well tolerated and safe for patients. Through the use of TEE, doctors have detected life-threatening problems and saved thousands of lives.
Now that you have viewed the presentation, it is your doctor's hope that you have a better understanding of the procedure, including its risks, benefits and alternatives. Based on your values and expectations, you and your doctor can now make a shared decision about your health care.

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