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echocardiography

Definitions

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  • n. The use of ultrasound to produce images of the heart

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  • n. a noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study to structure and motions of the heart

Etymologies

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echo +‎ cardiography

Examples

  • Fetal echocardiography is essential for monitoring the pump twin for signs of decompensation and possible intervention.

    Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion Sequence and Bipolar Cord

  • Heart function tests such as echocardiography and in some instancesheart catheterization

    Lung Transplant

  • New medical approaches and imaging methods such as echocardiography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, and computed tomography

    innovations-report

  • Indeed, CT appears to be better for assessment of coronary artery disease, matched against not only MRI but other methods, such as echocardiography, he said.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Our investigations for target organ damage did not include echocardiography which is reported to be more sensitive than electrocardiogram in diagnosing left ventricular hypertrophy and predicting cardiovascular risk, neither did we search for microalbuminuria, which is recommended based on evidence to be a sensitive marker of renal damage in hypertension.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Fetal echocardiography revealed that a large portion of the fetal cardiac output perfused the Sacrococcygeal Teratoma.

    Sacrococcygeal Teratoma (SCT), Sacrococcygeal Tumor Treatment

  • M-mode and two-dimensional echocardiography revealed a top normal right ventricular size with mild global left ventricular hypokinesis.

    Colchicine Poisoning

  • Third year fellows attend fetal echocardiography clinic, observe cardiac catheterizations and surgeries, and participate in the management of neonates in the CICU.

    Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Curriculum

  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy may run in families; members of affected families are encouraged to undergo screening with echocardiography.

    Cardiomyopathy

  • Noncompaction cardiomyopathy is characterized by a spongy appearance of the heart muscle on echocardiography.

    Cardiomyopathy

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