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What diagnosis are covered by insurance to have an echocardiogram

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Many --: This is a curious question? You should not have to concern yourself about the diagnosis approvable -- that is your cardiologist responsibility -- but ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Many, many, many: The list is too long to write here. Common indications are chest pain, shortness of breath, heart murmur, and abnormal chest x-ray or ekg.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stacy Yamasaki
33 years experience Radiology
Maybe: You need to contact your insurance company and see if your benefits cover the exam. Most will, but how much they will pay for and what you will need ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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I will recommend : A stress echocardiogram to see how those PVC react to exercise and at the same time check the functional/structural capacity of your heart. Are you go ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Depends: It depends on what you are trying to diagnosis. It is obviously of no use in diagnosing appendicitis. For leakage or a block in a heart valve it is ve ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Cause of murmur: Normal echo rules out hypertrophic sub aortic stenosis. Your murmur is innocent,functional murmur. Discuss with your cardiologist.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Metabolic workup: I suggest a comprehensive physical with blood and urine testing in addition to a metabolic and thyroid profile.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
SVT?: See your physician ...Echocardiogram suggests you have a structurally normal heart.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Routine transthoracic 2decho uses colour-doppler.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Images the heart: An echocardiogram uses ultrasound waves to deliver a set of moving images of the heart. It gives us a lot of information about the function (and the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Several things: The heart muscle, the valves, arteries such as the aorta, the four chambers of the heart, fluid around the heart if present, how hard the heart is con ... Read More
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