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What is the difference between an echocardiogram and an ultrasound test?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Same

An echocardiogram is an ultrasound of the heart.
Ultrasounds can be done for other organs such as the kidney.

In brief: Same

An echocardiogram is an ultrasound of the heart.
Ultrasounds can be done for other organs such as the kidney.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Mark Gujer
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Same machine

Same machine.
Different exam and usually a specialty ultrasound probe. Echocardiogram is specific to an exam of the heart. Ultrasound is a generic term used to describe looking at virtually any body part using this technology.

In brief: Same machine

Same machine.
Different exam and usually a specialty ultrasound probe. Echocardiogram is specific to an exam of the heart. Ultrasound is a generic term used to describe looking at virtually any body part using this technology.
Dr. Mark Gujer
Dr. Mark Gujer
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