During a TEE in 2007 Cardiologist discovered that I had an ASA (Atrial septal aneurysm) - it is normally a congenital defect and I have been instructed to drink Ecutrin daily to prevent clots from forming and having a possible stroke. Very seldom is surgical intervention necessary and Cardio monitors it to see if there are any changes in the condition.
An ASD (atrial septal defect ) is also a congenital defect and can also be diagnosed with TEE and if there is shunting and/or PFO then Cardiologist consider treatment or surgical intervention - depending on the severity of it.
Try to "google" it and learn more. Have you had a TEE done before?
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