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Is an EKG and echocardiogram the same?
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Different
Ekg (electrocardiogram) refers to a graph of the electrical activity of the heart.
Echocardiogram refers to ultrasound test which allows to actually see the structure and function of the heart.

In brief: Different
Ekg (electrocardiogram) refers to a graph of the electrical activity of the heart.
Echocardiogram refers to ultrasound test which allows to actually see the structure and function of the heart.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree
In brief: No
Ekg looks at the electrical activity of the heart.
Echocardiogram is an ultrasound, shows a moving picture of the heart.

In brief: No
Ekg looks at the electrical activity of the heart.
Echocardiogram is an ultrasound, shows a moving picture of the heart.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: EKG
No.

In brief: EKG
No.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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