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Transesophageal echocardiogram  
Abstract:  This booklet explains the transesophageal echocardiogram (echo) ultrasound exam of the heart. It covers how to get to the hospital, how to prepare, what happens during the exam, key instructions and gives answers to common questions.
Author: ECHO Laboratory/Cardiac Diagnostic Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2002, December 1, 2011
UWMC Availability:  Cardiac Diagnostic Services/5NE; ECHO Laboratory/Cardiac Diagnostic Services; Cardiology/5NE; Cardiothoracic Surgery/5NE; 5NE
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Diagnostic Tests; Cardiovascular Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Ultrasound; Heart Diseases and Disorders; Heart; Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Partner; Caregiver; Patient
Format: Booklet
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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