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Can an echocardiogram be done incorrectly?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

As is the case with any test, if it is not done properly the results can be misleading.
The technician doing the test has to have certain skills or the test can be misleading or just not of good enough quality to give the information being looked for. "garbage in, garbage out" they say.

In brief: Yes

As is the case with any test, if it is not done properly the results can be misleading.
The technician doing the test has to have certain skills or the test can be misleading or just not of good enough quality to give the information being looked for. "garbage in, garbage out" they say.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Echocardiogram is a test administered and interpreted by human beings, so mistakes are certainly possible.

In brief: Yes

Echocardiogram is a test administered and interpreted by human beings, so mistakes are certainly possible.
Dr. Liviu Klein
Dr. Liviu Klein
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