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what is the difference between an echogram or echocardiogram

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
27 years experience Internal Medicine
?nothing: I believe they are the same - of course someone may come up with some differences - but in reality i think its just that someone forgets the "cardio" ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
See below: Ekg: shows the electrical activity of the heart and the heart rhythm echocardiogram: an ultrasound, shows the actual structures such as the heart mus ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Same: An echocardiogram is an ultrasound of the heart. Ultrasounds can be done for other organs such as the kidney.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
The same: Doppler is part of every transthoracic echo procedure. Whereas the non-doppler portion of the test outlines structures, doppler focuses on blood flow.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher White
42 years experience Cardiology
Same: Same test.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Echocardiogram: KateL ~ an ECHO is an excellent part of the workup for determine cardiac failure. It accurately measures the dimensions ventricles and measures FS (fr ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
Echo: An echocardiogram is an ultrasound of your heart to evaluate structure and function. A normal transthoracic echo is done with you lying on your back. ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Erner
44 years experience Bariatrics
Medical imaging: The trend in medical imaging is for x-ray machines to emit less radiation and for ultrasound equipment to have greater resolution than the equipment f ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
echo: Ecg records the electrical activity of the heart. Echocardiography uses sound waves to produce 2 dimensional images of the heart.
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Dr. David Dinhofer
40 years experience Radiology
A lot: This is procedural and scientific question that needs more room than in this space. Look up m-mode, b-mode and real time echocardiography. This link ... Read More

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