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Transoesophageal echocardiography type II mitral regurgitation

A Macnab (Manchester, UK) gives a detailed description of the desirable TOE views in the assessment of the mitral valve.

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Transoesophageal echocardiography type I mitral regurgitation

S Ray (Manchester, UK) gives an overview of TOE use in assessing mitral regurgitation with normal leaflet motion.

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Transoesophageal echocardiography perioperative guidelines

S Reeves (Charleston, USA) reviews the SCA/ASE 2014 Perioperative Transoesophageal Echocardiography Guidelines.

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TOE in Mechanical Assist

J Ender (Leipzig, Germany) discusses the use of transoesophageal echocardiography in the setting of mechanical circulatory support.

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Transoesophageal echocardiography for ITU instability

M Bewsher (Manchester, UK) considers how TOE can help in the management of the postoperative unstable cardiac surgical patient.

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Transoesophageal echocardiography of tricuspid valve: repair or not

J Bence (Leicester, UK) reviews the evidence for intervention on the tricuspid valve.

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Transoesophageal echocardiography in the catheter lab

A Macnab (Manchester ,UK) shows a variety of cases from the catheter laboratory illustrated with echo imaging.

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Transoesophageal echocardiography of the right heart

A Denault (Montreal, Canada) discusses the use of TOE in right ventricular failure, considering RV anatomy and optimising the RV views.

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ECHO in Outpatients

C Royse (Melbourne, Australia) discusses the potential routine use of transthoracic echocardiography, as well as other ultrasound techniques, in preoperative assessment in the outpatient setting. <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/Wxiu7MbhS9M?rel=0&amp;showinfo=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

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Circumflex coronary artery imaging

S Price (London, UK) looks at circumflex coronary artery injury during mitral valve repair.

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Mitral valve echocardiographic assessment

J-L J Vanoverschelde (Brussels, Belgium) gives an overview of mitral valve assessment by echocardiography.

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TAVI & mitraclip transoesophageal echocardiography

A McNab (Manchester, UK) describes the role of echocardiography in pre-procedural assessment, peri-procedural support and post-procedural follow-up of transcatheter aortic valve implantation cases. The mitraclip system is also considered.

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Diastolic dysfunction transoesophageal echocardiography

M Patrick (Manchester, UK) reviews the echocardiographic assessment of diastolic function.

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Intracardiac masses transoesophageal echocardiography

N Fletcher (London, UK) shows several examples of atrial myxoma and intra-cardiac thrombus.

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Paravalvular leak transoesophageal echocardiography

J Swanevelder (Leicester, UK) examines the assessment of intra-operative paravalvular leak.

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Aortic dissection transoesophageal echocardiography

M Bewsher (Manchester, UK) describes the echocardiographic findings in acute aortic dissection.

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Transoesophageal echocardiography of aortic stenosis during CABG

H Skinner (Nottingham, UK) discusses aortic stenosis guidelines, estimation of severity, and patient-prosthesis mismatch.

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Circumflex artery injury during mitral valve repair

J Ender (Leipzig, Germany) shows cases of circumflex artery injury during mitral valve repair and explains the anatomy to demonstrate how easily this can happen.

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Right ventricular preoperative assessment

M Seeberger (Basel, Switzerland) gives a detailed description of right ventricular preoperative imaging, with emphasis on extra TOE views to improve assessment.

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Tricuspid valve echocardiography

A Roscoe (Toronto, Canada) describes echocardiography techniques for viewing the tricuspid valve and predictors of repair failure.

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