A 32-year-old member asked:
anatomy ultrasound of the heart, what do they look for?
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Dr. Robert Binford answered
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
A lot: Another term for this is echocardiogram or echo for short. We can evaluate the heart function (how does it squeeze and how does it relax). We can see and evalate the heart valves and look for blockage or leak. We can look for tumors of the heart, holes in the heart, and clots in the heart. Echo is extemely important in evaluating function and anatomy of the heart.
Answered on Jul 5, 2015
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