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what does the yellow echocardiogram color indicate

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
38 years experience Cardiology
Blood flow: Color on an echocardiogram typically refers to "color doppler". The speed of blood flow through the heart can be measured with ultrasound. This is g ... Read More
Dr. Gary Roach
42 years experience Anesthesiology
Blood direction: Colors on echocardiography indicate blood direction. Red indicates flow towards the transducer, and blue indicates flow away from the transducer. Ye ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
Computer coded: Doppler shift is color coded by the computer. The multiple colors you indicate is just part of this artificial color code and nothing to do with colo ... Read More
Dr. Liviu Klein
23 years experience Cardiology
Not much: You probably saw doppler signals - images of how sounds travel through the tissue as seen from the ultrasound probe. As long as the echocardiogram was ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Anywhere: Arteriovenous malformation or avm is an abnormal connection between arteries and veins, bypassing the capillary system. The congenital vascular anomal ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
23 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Anywhere: AVM's can be anywhere including the brain, lungs, intestines. Dr. Rich White at Yale runs the world class HHT center for patients with AVM's in multi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Routine transthoracic 2decho uses colour-doppler.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Ultrasound of heart: An echocardiogram is a type of ultrasound of the heart. Just like an ultrasound of a pregnant woman shows a real-time picture of the fetus, an echoca ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
38 years experience Cardiology
Perform cardiac echo: An echocardiographic technician performs cardiac ultrasound (echocardiogram). This can be performed either in a hospital or in an office. The study ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
31 years experience Cardiology
1953: The original description of m-mode echocardiography in 1953, by inge edler (1911–2001) and his physicist friend hellmuth hertz, marked the beginning o ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Color doppler: Red is flow toward the probe and blue is flow away from the probe.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
32 years experience Cardiology
Should be fine: An echocardiogram is a dedicated comprehensive ultrasound focusing on the heart. It provides a rich array of information about the structure as well ... Read More

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