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Echocardiography

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An echocardiography is a procedure used to assess the heart's structures and function.

  • also called echo, cardiac ultrasound or ultrasonography, cardiac Doppler, transthoracic echocardiography, or TTE
  • used to diagnose aneurysms, cardiomyopathy, congenital heart defects, congestive heart failure, pericarditis and valve disease
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