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VIST® TEE Trainer

Fundamental hands-on TEE training and screening for transcatheter therapies 

  Learn more about the substantial 2021 update  

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VIST® TEE Trainer is a portable transesophageal echocardiography simulator, combining realism and flexibility. It's the optimal solution to acquire fundamental TEE skills through self-learning and expert guidance.

Designed to expose echocardiographers to rare pathologies and challenging cases - supporting them to become confident and independent in examining conscious patients under stressful circumstances. Moreover, interventional teams can train to effectively communicate and to promptly establish and interpret echo-images - limiting procedure time, allowing for optimal device deployment, and reducing readmissions.

Based on real patients' anatomies, it offers the most sophisticated real-time ultrasound simulation in the market. Users can get hands-on practice and test their TEE skills in obtaining and interpreting views.

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Jens Schneider

Echocardiography Expert

University Heart Center, Bad Krozingen

 

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Imaging of the right heart today is trial and error… This is where the new tricuspid valve update of the VIST TEE Trainer directly addresses this need. The update provides 5 new cases from basic to advanced to train the skills needed to cover these challenges. Even rather complex situations including acoustic shadowing from peacemaker leads can be simulated and an incredible new valve realism algorithm is implemented.  The TEE simulator does an outstanding job with the visualization of the probe, and the heart model. The images are simulated, however they are generated in a similar way to ultrasound, and this is the point when it feels like real TEE.

 

 
Product Information 
  • Features & Benefits

    • State-of-the-art echo techniques within the only simulation offering real-time and synchronized 2D echo, 3D echo, and MPR.
    • Curriculum-based expert guidance for enhanced learning and tracking progress
    • Advanced touch controls, trackball and true-to-life TEE probe – increasing usability
    • Prepare operators for challenging imaging situations like acoustic shadowing from pacemaker leads and artificial heart valves

    * Perfect interdisciplinary teamwork – the only platform offering intraoperative TEE with real-time manipulation across all modalities (in combination with the VIST® Ultrasound Add-on and a VIST® simulator).

  • Key Training Objectives

    • Acquire fundamental TEE skills
    • Obtain echo views in a safe and efficient way
    • Understand the basic functions of a TEE probe
    • Learn and enhance TEE probe manipulation skills
    • Identify important structures of the heart in healthy and diseased patients
    • Optimize your protocol for a comprehensive TEE examination
    • Master different echo modes
    • Learn how to manipulate and interpret 3D echo
  • Technical Data

    Components
    • Laptop with touch screen
    • Lightweight monitor 
    • VIST Mini Device
    • TEE Probe
    • Trackball
    • Echo Trainer software
    SETUP
    • Power: 100-240V~
    • Recommended table size 100x60 cm
    Packaging
    • 1 Flight Case (L55.8cm x W35.5cm x D28.8cm)
 

Video Library

Webinar

TEE Training Challenges & Solutions - Expert Talk

Co-hosted with Jens Schneider, Echocardiography Expert at the University Heart Center Freiburg, and owner of Ultraschallkurse, a training company specializing in echocardiography.

Topics covered include:

  • Overview of echocardiography trends
  • Specific issues releated to TEE
  • TEE training challenges and solutions
  • Introduction to the Mentice VIST® One TEE

 

 

Full Length Product Video
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Real-time ultrasound
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Skills Assessment
Realistic TEE probe
 

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