Revista de Métodos de Diagnóstico Médico

Revista de Métodos de Diagnóstico Médico
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ISSN: 2168-9784


Indications and Use of Transesophageal Echocardiography in Intensive Care Patients: Systematic Review

Cobo-Molinos J, Cobo-Molinos A

Transesophageal echocardiography is one of the techniques used daily for the study of almost all cardiovascular diseases, being an interesting tool in intensive medicine thanks to the contribution of better images and reaching certain areas of the heart that are inaccessible to conventional echocardiography. In some countries, transesophageal echocardiography is a rare technique, so some doctors are not familiar with it. This paper aims to briefly review the main indications of this study.