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What Does The Yellow Echocardiogram Color Indicate
I had a fetal echocardiogram and the image on the screen showed a lot of yellow, red, blue. What does that mean?
Echocardiogram results indicate an avm. Ct scan of chest and MRI & mra of brain are still negative. Where else might the avm be?
Anywhere: Arteriovenous malformation or avm is an abnormal connection between arteries and veins, bypassing the capillary system. The congenital vascular anomaly occurs commonly in the central nervous system, but can appear in any location. Although many avms are asymptomatic, they can cause intense pain or bleeding or lead to other serious medical problems. Read more
Echocardiogram results indicate an avm. CT scan of chest and MRI & mra of brain still negative. Where else might the avm be, what does thi mean?
Anywhere: AVM's can be anywhere including the brain, lungs, intestines. Dr. Rich White at Yale runs the world class HHT center for patients with AVM's in multiple vascular beds. Read more
Yes: Routine transthoracic 2decho uses colour-doppler.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ultrasound of heart: An echocardiogram is a type of ultrasound of the heart. Just like an ultrasound of a pregnant woman shows a real-time picture of the fetus, an echocardiogram shows a real-time picture of the heart. An echocardiogram can show if heart valves are abnormal, if the heart is thickened or dilated, how well the heart can pump, if there are any holes in the heart walls, and other heart problems. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1953: The original description of m-mode echocardiography in 1953, by inge edler (1911–2001) and his physicist friend hellmuth hertz, marked the beginning of this new diagnostic noninvasive technique the 1st clinical application of diagnostic cardiac ultrasound was actually in the diagnosis and follow-up of patients with pericardial effusion. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should be fine: An echocardiogram is a dedicated comprehensive ultrasound focusing on the heart. It provides a rich array of information about the structure as well as function of the heart and heart valves. It requires no radiation nor contrast, therefore poses minimal risk to patient. I think you should be just fine having had this and look forward to the detailed results described above. Good luck! Read more
Echocardiogram: An echocardiogram would be used to evaluate cardiac anatomy, cardiac function, valvular disease and valvular hemodynamics. Basically abnormalities in cardiac structure or function would lead to an abnormal echo. Of course this is always one piece of the puzzle. Your clinical symptoms, and history should be discussed with your cardiologist to decide what course of action would be necessary. Read more
Yes but: A lower ef means something is up. It should be investigated. If you use alcohol, you should stop. You need a nuclear or echo stress test. If you have paroxysms of fast heart rhythm, they should be investigated. Medication may restore your ef. Follow up is important. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal IVS/LVPW: Ivs - intraventricular septal width; normal 0.6-1.1 cm lvpw - left ventricular posterior wall thickness; normal 0.6-1.1 cm ivs/lvpw - ratio of the ivs to the lvpw; normal is close to 1. Ivs/lvpw >=1.3, concentric hypertrophy your values are normal. Read more
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