Guidelines/Articles

EACTA echo subcom and EACVI organise written examination 2x/year as part of certification in TOE

Guidelines for performing a comprehensive transesophageal echocardiographic examination:
Recommendations from the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists.
Anesth Analg. 2014 Jan;118(1):21-68

Practice guidelines for perioperative transesophageal echocardiography.
An updated report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Task Force on Transesophageal Echocardiography.
Anesthesiology.2010 May;112(5):1084-96

Recommendations for transoesophageal echocardiography: EACVI update 2014.
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Apr;15(4):353-65.

SE/SCA guidelines for performing a comprehensive intraoperative multiplane transesophageal echocardiography examination: Recommendations of the American Society of Echocardiography Council for Intraoperative Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Task Force for Certification in Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography.
Anesth Analg. 1999 Oct;89(4):870-84.