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Trans Eosophagial Echocardiography (TEE) Test

Trans Eosophagial Echocardiography (TEE) Test


Trans Eosophagial Echocardiography (TEE) Test

TEE measurement is a method applied when the patient’s chest structure (lung disease, deformation etc.) does not give sufficient quality echocardiographic image or when it is required to see intra cardiac formations more closely for evaluation.

TEE is an endoscopic examination. The posterior neighborhood of the heart is accessed with a thin tube which is let down from mouth to esophagus (probe) and very clear detailed images are obtained.

Preparations before the procedure take 30 minutes. Its result is given just after the test.

Before coming to the tests; Please come with 4-6 hours of fasting and do not drink water If you are diabetic please consult with your doctor Please remove your oral prosthesis before the test If you have difficulty of swallowing or have a disease of esophagus please inform your doctor previously Please bring the previous tests and your medications along with you while coming to hospital After the test; Please do not eat for 2 hours

Please do not drive since sleeping and dizziness will continue for a few hours