Now in its Second Edition, with full-color illustrations throughout, this practical manual provides a basic introduction to the "how-to's" of diagnostic and intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography. It covers all types of heart surgery in which TEE is used and addresses clinical challenges in specific settings such as the ICU and anatomic regions such as the thoracic aorta. Each chapter includes multiple-choice questions for exam preparation. The book is portable and easy to use in the operating room. This edition includes full-color echocardiograms in all chapters and colorized and revamped drawings. A new chapter covers cardiac masses and embolic sources.