The University of Utah Basic TEE Exam
These lectures are an introduction to our Basic TEE Exam. We think it’s valuable to have a consistent approach, and to start every exam looking at every structure before focusing in on particular areas of abnormality. The first lecture below will describe the basic images and anatomy and I would start there. The second lecture is a little different, it’s a walk through the basic exam using the Heartworks ultrasound simulator. The second lecture is intended to help you begin developing a more 3-dimensional mental model of the heart in your mind. I hope you enjoy them! If you think you know this stuff cold, see if you can answer all the questions here. And if you need to refresh your anatomy take a few minutes to watch the Basic Anatomy for the Echocardiographer lecture.