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What is the difference between a 2-d echo and electrocardiogram which one is more reliable?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
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In brief: Totally different

Those are completely different tests.
An echocardiogram is an ultrasound test of the heart in which high frequency sound waves are used to visualize the anatomy and motion of the heart. An electrocardiogram (ekg) is used to examine the electrical activity of the heart. Each test gives different information. Together, they can help reach a diagnosis.

In brief: Totally different

Those are completely different tests.
An echocardiogram is an ultrasound test of the heart in which high frequency sound waves are used to visualize the anatomy and motion of the heart. An electrocardiogram (ekg) is used to examine the electrical activity of the heart. Each test gives different information. Together, they can help reach a diagnosis.
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