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What is difference between echocardiogram and echogram?

What is difference between echocardiogram and echogram?

Probably nothing: Most likely they refer to the same thing which is an ultrasound of the heart. Technically however, an echogram could examine any part of the body with ultrasound. ...Read more

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Dr. Rick Koch
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Echocardiogram (Definition)

Echo refers to reflections of sound waves, typically 0.5-10mhz, sent through a body structure, all variants of water density. Cardio refers to heart. Gram refers to a picture or graphical representation of the data. A form of us, these help see certain aspects of our hearts behavior/function, real-time in motion picture video. Quality & usefulness varies widely as ...Read more


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What's the difference between a normal echocardiogram as opposed to stress echocardiogram?

What's the difference between a normal echocardiogram as opposed to stress echocardiogram?

Echo: An echocardiogram is an ultrasound of your heart to evaluate structure and function. A normal transthoracic echo is done with you lying on your back. A stress echo is conducted with you "under stress" - at our institution it is done while patient is cycling. ...Read more

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What is the difference between electrocardiogram and echocardiogram?

See below: Ekg: shows the electrical activity of the heart and the heart rhythm echocardiogram: an ultrasound, shows the actual structures such as the heart muscle and the valves and with a doppler the direction and velocity of blood flow. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between new xray machines and echocardiogram machines and the ones from like 10 years ago?

Is there a difference between new xray machines and echocardiogram machines and the ones from like 10 years ago?

Medical imaging: The trend in medical imaging is for x-ray machines to emit less radiation and for ultrasound equipment to have greater resolution than the equipment from 10 years ago. ...Read more

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Doctors, what is the difference between transthoracic echo and doppler echocardiogram.?

The same: Doppler is part of every transthoracic echo procedure. Whereas the non-doppler portion of the test outlines structures, doppler focuses on blood flow. ...Read more

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Will an echocardiogram definitively confirm or rule out heart failure? What is the difference between Trans esophageal echo, and echo?

Echocardiogram: KateL ~ an ECHO is an excellent part of the workup for determine cardiac failure. It accurately measures the dimensions ventricles and measures FS (fractional shortening) and EF (ejection fraction) which shows how much blood LEFT in L vent after systole. More=failure.Trans means transesophageal,and the sonar is swallowed so the mitral valve can be viewed from behind which gives better results. ...Read more

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What is the difference between 2d echocardiography and ekg?

What is the difference between 2d echocardiography and ekg?

echo: Ecg records the electrical activity of the heart. Echocardiography uses sound waves to produce 2 dimensional images of the heart. ...Read more

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Where is the difference between monodimensional, bidimensional, threedimensional and colour doppler echocardiography?

A lot: This is procedural and scientific question that needs more room than in this space. Look up m-mode, b-mode and real time echocardiography. This link as some info but is incomplete: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/echocardiography 3d is really 4d when you add in time. ...Read more

Dr. Rick Koch
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Cardiac Echo (Definition)

Cardiac echo is a somewhat redundant term for "echocardiogram." during this painless procedure, harmless sound waves are passed into the chest and reflected back, providing a detailed image of the heart, measures of the flow of blood within it, and information about certain structures which surround ...Read more