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EACVI extramural Teaching Course - Transesophageal echocardiography

Starting Date: 2016.06.02.
Ending Date: 2016.02.04.


Coming soon!

Albert Varga, MD, PhD- Chairman of the Imaging Section of the Hungarian Society of Cardiology
Barna Babik, Board Member, Hungarian Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy

Objective of the course:
To demonstrate and discuss the role of TEE in different pathologies, especially in some fields under rapid evolution, such as catheter based interventions.

Suggested topics:

1.    Basic aspects: anatomy and imaging, protocols, indications and pitfalls

  • Anatomy and imaging
  • Protocols, risks, pitfalls, artifacts

2.    Mitral valve pathology 

  • Diagnosis, role of 3D
  • Intraoperative TEE, role of 3D.
  • Mitral stenosis and intervention
  • TEE imaging in percutaneous mitral valve repair

3.    Aorta and aortic valve

  • TEE in aortic diseases (dissection, aneurism)
  • Aortic stenosis. Patient selection  for TAVI
  • TEE before, during and after TAVI

4.    Congenital heart disease

  • The role of TEE in GUC
  • Atrial septum, PFO and ASD, intervention
  • TEE versus MR in congenital heart disease

5.    Prosthetic  valves

  • Normal and dysfunctional prosthetic valves,
  • Infective endocarditis

6.    Atrial fibrillation

  • The role of echo in patients with AF.
  • Left atrial appendage closure.

7.    Ischemic heart disease 

  • Intraoperative monitoring of LV function
  • Mechanical complications of acute myocardial infarction.

8.    Emergency

  • TEE In the intensive care unit,
  • In the operating room

9.    Case presentations and discussions


Scientific information:
Albert Varga, MD, PhD
University of Szeged, Albert Szent-Györgyi Health Center,
Second Department of Medicine and Cardiology Centre
H-6720 Szeged, 6 Semmelweis str.

General information, registration:
Anett Tülkös
Régió-10 Ltd.
H-6720 Szeged, 12 Dugonics sq.
Phone: +36 62 710 500, +36 20 469 6190


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