A 31-year-old male asked:
does an echocardiogram show fat and scar tissue on the heart?
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Dr. Julie Bolton answered
21 years experience Family Medicine
Not exactly: An Echo gives a good picture of the size and surface of the heart. The valves are well visualized - scar tissue is not directly seen as much as inferred by abnormal movement in an area that may have had previous scarring from infarction.
Answered on Aug 1, 2020
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