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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
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In brief: Echo

An echocardiogram is a study which helps a physician see the structure of the heart and its function.
It is done by applying gel on your chest and then placing a wand on the chest (just like when a woman gets an ultrasound when pregnant). It is usally performed in people in whom the physician suspects congenital heart defects, chf, or other heart abnormalities.

In brief: Echo

An echocardiogram is a study which helps a physician see the structure of the heart and its function.
It is done by applying gel on your chest and then placing a wand on the chest (just like when a woman gets an ultrasound when pregnant). It is usally performed in people in whom the physician suspects congenital heart defects, chf, or other heart abnormalities.
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