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What is a cardiac echo useful for?

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Dr. Steven Ajluni answered

Specializes in Cardiology

An echo is designed to provide structural and functional data on how the heart contracts and performs as a pump. It also provides valuable information on valvular function, and assessment of pericardial disease. It is helpful in triaging damage after a heart attack.

Answered Jul 14, 2013


Dr. Gopinath Upamaka answered

Specializes in

Great test to see cardiac function valve, ejection fraction diastolic function etc.

Answered Mar 8, 2014



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What is main test for heart strength? Echo? What about the cardiac output?

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