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Recent updates

June 14, 2013

TEE Standard Views app now available on the iPad.

January 13, 2012

Standard Views Portuguese Language version is launched.

September 22, 2011

A new pathology synopsis added: Calcific aortic stenosis.

April 15, 2011

The TEE Probe Simulation application is launched.


Welcome to the Toronto General Hospital Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management Virtual Transesophageal Echocardiography website. This site is intended to be a resource for educators and students looking for tools to facilitate the teaching and learning of transesophageal echocardiography.

Ongoing financial support for the development of this website is gratefully acknowledged from the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre Innovation Fund.

1st Annual Canadian Cardiac Anesthesia Fellows' TEE Board Review

The First Annual Canadian Cardiac Anesthesia Fellows' TEE Board Review will be held Friday, October 31, 2014.

Download the symposium brochure.

12th Annual Toronto Perioperative TEE Symposium

The Twelfth Annual Toronto Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography Symposium will be held Saturday, November 1 to Sunday, November 2, 2014.

Download the symposium brochure.

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TEE Modules Now Available on iPad

TTE Standard Views iPad App TTE Alternative Views iPad App TTE Colour Doppler iPad App

We are pleased to announce the launch of the TEE Standard Views, TEE Alternative Views and TEE Colour Doppler modules on the iPad!

These apps includes the same features as the web modules, including multilingual support for TEE Standard Views.

Tools available now

TEE Standard Views Application

Using an interactive three-dimensional heart, review the 20 standard ASE/SCA views. This module is now available in the following languages:


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New Pathology: Calcific Aortic Stenosis

The Pathology Section of the VIRTUAL TEE site offers students of TEE with two ways to study TEE-diagnosable pathologies: Synopses and quizzes. Now updated to include calcific aortic stenosis.


TEE Simulation

Perform actions to adjust the position of the TEE probe and the ultrasound plane in relation to a 3D model of the heart.


Alternative Views

Using an interactive three-dimensional heart, learn 19 non-standard but often used 2D TEE views.


Spectral Doppler

Learn to assess blood flow direction and measure velocity using spectral Doppler during the standard 2D examination.


Colour Doppler

Using 'colour compare' video clips, learn which structures should be viewed using colour Doppler during the standard 2D examination.


Virtual TEE

Conduct a virtual intraoperative multiplane TEE examination, and practice standard view recognition and structure identification.


TEE Standard Views: Guide Sheet

Download a guide to navigating the standard TEE views or use the online interactive version.