What is Transesophageal Echocardiogram?

Category: Procedures


See also: Echocardiogram

Transesophageal echocardiography is a diagnostic procedure that involves placing an ultrasound device into the esophagus. Because the esophagusis so close to the heart, it is the best way to evaluate heart functions.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Transesophageal Echocardiogram

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Grogginess 1
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