All cardiac surgeons need to have knowledge of TOE. The simulator is the best way of training surgeons to understand the value of mitral valve views and the different lesions they can visualise. It should form part of every cardiac surgeon's training.
Mr. Steve Livesey
Cardiac Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton

Echo Valve Analysis – A Surgeon’s View

With over 2,000   operations undertaken by the NHS every year, there is a growing interest among surgeons to be able to identify and interpret the relevant ultrasound views for themselves during this surgical procedure.