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Does an echocardiogram show clogged arteries?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Rarely

One can sometimes on a technically good study see portions of the coronary arteries.
The oringin of the left main coronary artery for instance is not uncommonly seen. There are at the present time much better tests to visualize ther coronary arteries. One can see the results of the clogged artery, (a non-moving or poorly moving part of the heart muscle related to a blockage.).

In brief: Rarely

One can sometimes on a technically good study see portions of the coronary arteries.
The oringin of the left main coronary artery for instance is not uncommonly seen. There are at the present time much better tests to visualize ther coronary arteries. One can see the results of the clogged artery, (a non-moving or poorly moving part of the heart muscle related to a blockage.).
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: No

Not it's not a good test for that.

In brief: No

Not it's not a good test for that.
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