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I had a fetal echocardiogram and the image on the screen showed a lot of yellow, red, blue. What does that mean?
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Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Not much
You probably saw doppler signals - images of how sounds travel through the tissue as seen from the ultrasound probe.
As long as the echocardiogram was ok, no need to worry about colors.

In brief: Not much
You probably saw doppler signals - images of how sounds travel through the tissue as seen from the ultrasound probe.
As long as the echocardiogram was ok, no need to worry about colors.
Dr. Liviu Klein
Dr. Liviu Klein
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Computer coded
Doppler shift is color coded by the computer. The multiple colors you indicate is just part of this artificial color code and nothing to do with color of blood.
However it helps to determine the direction and velocity of blood flow. This is useful in studying the function of the heart and it's valves.

In brief: Computer coded
Doppler shift is color coded by the computer. The multiple colors you indicate is just part of this artificial color code and nothing to do with color of blood.
However it helps to determine the direction and velocity of blood flow. This is useful in studying the function of the heart and it's valves.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
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