Survey of the members of the cardiovascular section of the Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society on the use of perioperative transesophageal echocardiography - a brief report.

@article{Lambert2002SurveyOT,
  title={Survey of the members of the cardiovascular section of the Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society on the use of perioperative transesophageal echocardiography - a brief report.},
  author={Am{\'e}lie Lambert and Cyril David Mazer and Peter C Duke},
  journal={Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie},
  year={2002},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={294-6}
}
PURPOSE Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is a useful diagnostic and monitoring tool in the operating room. In the United States, an increasing number of centres are training anesthesiologists to preform intraoperative TEE. In Canada, TEE has been slow to gain acceptance as an intraoperative monitor and little information is available on its use by the anesthesiologists across the country. METHODS We surveyed all members of the cardiovascular section of the Canadian Anesthesiologists… CONTINUE READING

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