They give me nice class A drugs and then pop a pipe down my throat.
Trans Oesophageal Echo - an ultrasound from the inside.
The risks include, if my memory serves: internal bleeding, death (generally everything a hospital does includes this, just to cover their butt), and most likely of the unlikely occurrences: loss of the ability to speak.
:pause for cheers to die down:
Yeah, so worried a little. I just hope the news is good, I really don't want this to be a precursor to more surgery...