If you're doctor, or other health care provider referred you to have an echocardiogram, you might be surprised to see on the order that they in fact ordered a limited echocardiogram. If this came as a surprise to you, not to worry. I'll take a moment here to explain what a limited echocardiogram is and how it differs from a complete echocardiogram. What Is A Limited … [Read more...] about What Is A Limited Echocardiogram? (vs a Complete Exam)
So you've been referred by your doctor or other health care provider to have an echocardiogram, or ultrasound of your heart. If you've had an echocardiogram done in the past, then you pretty much know what to expect. But if this is your first time having an echocardiogram, then you've probably got a few questions. That's ok. You're not alone. I've been performing … [Read more...] about Can You Wear a Bra During an Echocardiogram?
There are a lot of things that an echocardiogram can tell us. Echocardiograms can tell us how healthy your heart valves are. They can tell us how well your heart is pumping. Echocardiograms can even tell us what the pressures are inside each of the chambers of your heart. Can An Echocardiogram Detect Blocked Arteries?But there are some things that an echocardiogram … [Read more...] about Does An Echocardiogram Show Blockages? (Blocked Arteries)
How Long Does An Echocardiogram Take? Your doctor referred you to have an echocardiogram done. You know that an echocardiogram is an ultrasound of your heart, but what you're not sure about is how long an echocardiogram takes. Well that's exactly what I'm going to address in this short post. If you want to know the procedure time of an echocardiogram, then read … [Read more...] about Echocardiogram Procedure Time: How Long Does An Echocardiogram Take?
Atrial Fibrillation On Echocardiogram (VIDEO) Have you recently been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, or afib? Were you referred for an echo? Ever wonder what your heart looks like while it’s in atrial fibrillation? Or maybe you’re a new cardiac sonographer curious about what it is that we do in the world of echocardiography. And you’re curious what atrial … [Read more...] about (VIDEO) Atrial Fibrillation On ECHOCARDIOGRAM