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TEE views and Pathology

In this chapter we will review the 11 views you will be expected to recognize plus some pathology to help you with pattern recognition. The pathology seen here is explored in other chapters of this website. 

Mid Esophageal 4 Chamber View

To obtain this view the TEE probe is advanced to the 

mid-esophagus behind the LA.


The sector depth should be 14cm and omniplane of 0-10°.


Clip 1. Normal LV and RV function.

Clip 2. Severely Depressed RV and hyperdynamic LV. 

Clip 3. Severely depressed LV and RV function.

Clip 4. Flail of the posterior MV leaflet indicating Severe Mitral Regurgitation