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echocardiography

An echocardiogram (also called an echo or cardiac ultrasound) is a painless test that uses sound waves to take moving pictures of the heart. It shows the size and shape of your heart, and how well its valves and chambers are functioning. Echocardiography does not use radiation, and it is one of the most widely used diagnostic tools in cardiology. Its technology is similar to an ultrasound—the tests doctors use to see a baby inside a pregnant woman.
Your doctor may recommend an echocardiogram if you have symptoms or signs of heart problems, including heart failure, murmurs and other conditions.

we offer a complete suite of echocardiography services, based on your needs and symptoms

Transthoracic echocardiography uses a device called a tranducer that sends sound waves into your chest. As those sound waves bounce off the structure of your heart, a computer converts that information into moving pictures on a screen. Transthoracic echocardiograms are the most common echo tests performed.

Stress echocardiography combines two tests—an echocardiogram and a stress test. During a stress test, you take medicine or exercise to make your heart beat fast and work hard. This test takes pictures of your heart at rest and after you exercise.

Transesophageal echocardiography takes closer, more detailed images of your heart by guiding a flexible tube and transducer down your throat and into your esophagus. For this test, you should have a friend or family member come with you to take you home afterward.

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