Sudden cardiac arrest occurs when the heart develops an arrhythmia that causes it to stop beating. This is different than a heart attack, where the heart usually continues to beat but blood flow to the heart is blocked. There are many possible causes of cardiac arrest. They include coronary heart disease, heart attack, electrocution, drowning, or choking. There may not be a known cause to the cardiac arrest.
A TEE - Trans Esophageal Echocardiogram is a special ultrasound test for examining the heart in greater detail.An echocardiogram is an ultrasound of the heart. Most people are familiar with ultrasound. Women who are pregnant generally get an ultrasound to look at the fetus. We know that high quality pictures of the baby, pictures…