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How long does it take to get results from echocardiogram

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Left arm discomfort: If you're concerned about coronary artery blockages, a resting echocardiogram doesn't test for that . A maximal treadmill stress test is the screening... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 34 years experience
Depends: The echo is done over a 20 to 30 min study. The tests are usually batched and a designated reader interprets the study. Then in most places the study ... Read More
Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatric Cardiology 32 years experience
Logistical: That really depends on the logistics of where it was done. It does not take long to read an echo, but dictating a report and getting the information b... Read More
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
1-2 days: Most are read on day performed unless its a mobile outreach situation.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Symptoms : As you mention testing is pending, and I would like to know the results of the lab tests. So, we need more information to comment on your concerns. As... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
I do not know what TTT means in KYian. Never use abbreviations. Make that in Kentucky Dr talk. Keep symptom diary about what went on before and afte... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 38 years experience
Overdose?!: The important answer i need is why did you do that? Intentional or accidental? Terbutaline can have serious side effects with normal dosing let alon... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 56 years experience
Depends: It partly depends on how technically difficult it is and how fast is the technician but usually it only takes about 15 or 20 minutes.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
15-30 minutes: Depending on your physique, presence or absence of pathology,and the skill and schedule of the sonographer.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Well depending: Depending on what the results were it may be possible
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Guyton
Thoracic Surgery 47 years experience
It : It would be possible. Most often this occurs by an error in placing the leads in the appropriate positions.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
Cardiology 19 years experience
Often: Depending on what is heard, a murmur is an indication for an echo, and sometimes and ecg. Many murmurs are benign or flow murmurs which are usually sh... Read More