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Basic Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography Examination: A Consensus Statement of the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists

Reeves, Scott T. MD, FASE; Finley, Alan C. MD; Skubas, Nikolaos J. MD, FASE; Swaminathan, Madhav MD, FASE; Whitley, William S. MD; Glas, Kathryn E. MD, FASE; Hahn, Rebecca T. MD, FASE; Shanewise, Jack S. MD, FASE; Adams, Mark S. BS, RDCS, FASE; Shernan, Stanton K. MD, FASE

doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e3182a00616
Cardiovascular Anesthesiology: Special Article

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From the Medical University of South Carolina (S.T.R., A.C.F.); Weill-Cornell Medical College, New York, New York (N.J.S.); Duke University, Durham, North Carolina (M.S.); Brigham’s and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (S.K.S.); Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia (W.S.W., K.E.G.); Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York (R.T.H., J.S.S.); and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (M.S.A.).

The following authors reported relationships with one or more commercial interests: Scott T. Reeves, MD, FASE, edited and receives royalties for A Practical Approach to Transesophageal Echocardiography and The Practice of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography: Essential Cases (Wolters Kluwer Health). Kathryn E. Glas, MD, FASE, edited and receives royalties for The Practice of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography: Essential Cases (Wolters Kluwer Health). Stanton K. Shernan, MD, FASE, has served as a lecturer for Philips Healthcare, Inc., and is an editor for e-Echocardiography.com. All other authors reported no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this document.

Members of the Councils on Perioperative Echocardiography are listed in the Appendix.

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This article has been co-published in Anesthesia & Analgesia and the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography.

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