Esophageal Dissection Complicating Transesophageal Echocardiogram—The Lesson to Be Learned: Do Not Force the Issue

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Abstract

Transesophageal echocardiogram is a very safe procedure, however, it is not devoid of complications. We report a case of esophageal dissection complicating transesophageal echocardiogram in a 52-year-old man who was treated conservatively. Moreover, we review briefly the complications of transesophageal echocardiogram.

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