EACVI Extramural Teaching Course On Transesophageal Echocardiography


Kezdés dátuma: 2017.01.26.
Befejezés dátuma: 2017.01.28.


Date: 26-28 January, 2017


Budapest, Danubius Hotel Flamenco (3-7 Tas vezér srt, H-1113 Budapest)

Joint organization of the Hungarian Association of Cardiovascular Imaging of the Hungarian Society of Cardiology and the Hungarian Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

Course directors:
András Temesvári, MD, PhD
Albert Varga, MD, PhD

Speakers: Hungarian and internationally recognized experts (EACVI representation)

This course will provide an intensive review of transesophageal echocardiography including basic echocardiography for the novice echocardiographer as well as an update on the latest echocardiographic techniques for the more advanced practitioner. There will be a comparison with other imageing techniques as Cardiac MRI and CT.

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:
András Temesvári, MD, PhD
Gottsegen György Hungarian Institute Of Cardiology 
29 Haller str, H-1096 Budapest

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