Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)

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A Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) is an ultrasound of your heart. During a TEE an ultrasound probe is placed through your mouth into your esophagus. The ultrasound shows the structures and functions of the heart muscle and heart valves from different angles. It does this by using sound waves.

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