Echo Use in Heart and Lung Transplant Procedures
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Credit/contact hours: .25
Estimated time to complete: 15 minutes
Publication Date: October 2, 2018
Expiration date: October 1, 2024
Reviewed: September 30, 2021
The purpose of this course is to assist the reader in the use of transesophageal echocardiography to manage patients undergoing heart or lung transplantation. In both procedures, right ventricular failure can be problematic.
You Will Learn
- TEE scan for donor and recipient
- Bicaval anastomotic approach to heart transplantation
- The immediate post-transplant period and common problems
- Lung transplantation