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Transnasal transesophageal echocardiography: a modified application mode for cardiac examination in ventilated patients.

Authors
  • Greim, C A
  • Brederlau, J
  • Kraus, I
  • Apfel, C
  • Thiel, H
  • Roewer, N
Type
Published Article
Journal
Anesthesia & Analgesia
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Anesthesia & Analgesia
Publication Date
Feb 01, 1999
Volume
88
Issue
2
Pages
306–311
Identifiers
PMID: 9972746
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Transnasal insertion of a miniaturized monoplane transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) probe was studied in endotracheally intubated patients. Nasal passage was well tolerated even by patients with only mild sedation. Imaging quality was similar to conventional transoral monoplane TEE with larger transducers, but technical restraints cause a deficit in complete cardiac diagnosing obtained with multiplane TEE.

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