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What Kind Of Ultrasound Is It When They Do The Bubble Study On Your Heart
Bubble crossing: It is called saline contrast study. Saline with a tiny amount of air is agitated and injected into the vein. This can be well seen by echo. If it crosses from the right heart chambers to the left then it is an indication of a hole in the heart which could potentially carry a blood clot from the right side to the left side of the heart and then to the brain. This is an uncommon cause for stroke. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
I had an ultrasound of upper abdomen, heart, and throat. What type of illnesses would this test have shown?
Had ultrasound of kidneys some kind of filtering problem. Doc said it wasn't serious. Now bubbles and cloudy urine. Feels like pressure on kidneys?
Ask your DR for: A specific diagnosis. My guess would be glomerulonephritis, pyelonephritis or nephrotic syndrome. Ask what your creatinine and GFR levels are. Do u have any risk factors like hypertension and diabtes? Take care! http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/glomerulonephritis/ds00503/ http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007305.Htm. ...Read more
Half my diaphram is paralysed what could have caused it and what is the prognosis. I have had floriscopic study, ultra sound, mri, and know the nerves next to the heart are fine ?
Paralysis: A paralyzed hemi-diaphragm is usually caused by injury: previous surgery or trauma. It doesn't usually get better. Luckily, you can get by just fine with one half of your diaphragm so forget it and move on. ...Read more
I had an ultrasound on my heart and they had me exhale for a long time, after the test they said i was good. Why did they have me do that?
What is the difference doing ultrasound of heart and mr of heart? Something you can't see with ultra that u can see with mr?
Snapshot vs movie: An ultrasound of the heart is a dynamic, moving picture study done in real time. It can be used to evaluate blood flow, chamber sizes and pressures, valve action, wall thickness, ejection fraction, among others. An MRI produces a static picture. It does produce a higher resolution image than an ultrasound, which may be useful in certain situations. ...Read more
Sometimes: Pediatric echocardiography can be helpful in evaluating the heart musculature and contribute to making a diagnosis (along with other studies the doctor will order). It is not invasive, not uncomfortable for the patient. Usually requires a specialist to perform the ultrasonography. ...Read more
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