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Cardiac Echo (Definition)

"shorthand" term for echocardiogram, an ...Read more


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How long does an angiogram take to perform?

How long does an angiogram take to perform?

Variiable: It all depends on which vessels and the problems detected. Some vessels can be difficult to enter. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a doc to perform an angioplasty?

How long does it take for a doc to perform an angioplasty?

Varies: Angioplasty's can be performed on any artery in the body. Certain areas are easier to access and treat than others. Certain blockages or problems are also more easily treated than others. Some of the shortest angioplasty cases may last only minutes while others may last several hours. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a doctor to do an angioplasty?

How long does it take for a doctor to do an angioplasty?

Varies: Angioplasty's can be performed on any artery in the body. Certain areas are easier to access and treat than others. Certain blockages or problems are also more easily treated than others. Some of the shortest angioplasty cases may last only minutes while others may last several hours. ...Read more

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How much does it take to diagnose an arrhythmia?

How much does it take to diagnose an arrhythmia?

Capturing it: As a clinician you can strongly suspect it from a patient's description of symptoms but to accurately diagnose it you need to be able to record a symptomatic episode with some form of ECG (there are many modalities available that allow recording episodes even remotely). ...Read more

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How long does it take for your heart to heal after an ablation?

How long does it take for your heart to heal after an ablation?

Ablation: While gross healing is within a week or so, it usually takes six weeks or more for rhythm to settle down. ...Read more

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How long does it take to undergo a colonoscopy?

How long does it take to undergo a colonoscopy?

Less than 1/2 hour: Most diagnostic colonoscopies take anywhere from 15 - 20 minutes. More time is spent in the pre- and post-procedure period. ...Read more

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How long does it take to become an anesthesia doctor?

How long does it take to become an anesthesia doctor?

12 yrs after HS: And that is if you want to go straight thru w/o taking time off for research or doing volunteer work or pursuing other interests. It can longer if you want to sub-specialize after finishing the training in anesthesia and find an interest in one of the sub-specialties such as cardiac anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia, pain management, etc.. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get an allergy test done?

How long does it take to get an allergy test done?

About 30 minutes: Skin testing takes about 30 min. In many cases no needles are used and it is just a scratch..A little annoying but not painful. We even do it on young children. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a cardiac catheterization to heal?

How long does it take for a cardiac catheterization to heal?

About 2 weeks --: are you asking about the puncture site? about 2 weeks to heal completely. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an X-ray to to develop?

How long does it take for an X-ray to to develop?

Most radiology : Departments are now digital so images are processed quickly. ...Read more

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How long does a heart transplant take to perform?

How long does a heart transplant take to perform?

Depends...: If this the first cardiac surgery perhaps 4 hours. If previous surgery, lvad, etc. It can take hours longer. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an Achilles to reattach?

How long does it take for an Achilles to reattach?

Achilles: It depends upon the injury, the quality of the tissue, the quality of the blood supply, and the type of treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take to repair a pfo?

How long does it take to repair a pfo?

Few hours: Depending on many factors, the surgery probably take 1.5 to 2.5 hrs. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an overbite to worsen?

How long does it take for an overbite to worsen?

Gradually: Unrestricted tooth movement may take many years, gradually at first but with increasing rapidity over time. Untreated malocclusions can result in excessive wear to teeth, joint damage, damage to the bone/gum complex that supports teeth, and other problems. See a qualified orthodontic specialist (ask your general dentist for referral) for exam (usually free) and rx options. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get echogram results?

How long does it take to get echogram results?

It depends...: It depends on the routine report turn-around time of the individual medical/business practice you visited. Typically anywhere from 2 days to 1-2 weeks, depending on if you are required to see your referring doctor to get the results in person. ...Read more

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How long does a myomectomy take to perform?

How long does a myomectomy take to perform?

1 to 2 hours: Depending upon a laparoscopic, davinci, or mini incisional approach + the number of fibroids and uterine location will dictate the amount of time needed. ...Read more

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How long does it take to train to be a doc?

How long does it take to train to be a doc?

5+ years: It varies somewhat from one country to others. In North America and most western European countries, plan on a 4 year university degree, then 4 years in medical school, at least 1 year and up to 5 years of additional training as a resident or registrar; and somtimes more specialty training after that (e.g. fellowship). Most doctors start independent practice or employment about age 27-30. ...Read more

Dr. Rick Koch
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Echocardiogram (Definition)

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