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Can an echocardiogram be the cause of a heart attack?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

An echocardiogram is just a test, an ultrasound of the heart.
There are no side effects.

In brief: No

An echocardiogram is just a test, an ultrasound of the heart.
There are no side effects.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Mark Gujer
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: NO, but...

There are no negative effects from an echo test.
If a stress echo is performed where the heart rate is intentionally raised, a person with heard desire already could experience symptoms.

In brief: NO, but...

There are no negative effects from an echo test.
If a stress echo is performed where the heart rate is intentionally raised, a person with heard desire already could experience symptoms.
Dr. Mark Gujer
Dr. Mark Gujer
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