A healthcare provider may order a transesophageal echocardiogram, or TEE, in response to poor echo images or before heart surgery. The transducer is placed directly behind the heart, enabling it to obtain high-quality images of all sides of the heart.
A stress test is assesses the heart’s ability to work and identifies coronary artery disease. It also assesses the need for further treatments or tests. During the procedure, the heart is put under stress and its reaction is monitored. Before, during, and after, healthcare providers monitor both your EKG and your vital signs. Your heart […]