echocardiography

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ech·o·car·di·og·ra·phy

 (ĕk′ō-kär′dē-ŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The use of ultrasound to record and produce a two-dimensional real-time display of the size, motion, and structure of various components of the heart.

ech′o·car′di·o·graph′ic adj.

echocardiography

(ˌɛkəʊkɑːdɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Medicine) examination of the heart using ultrasound techniques

echocardiography

A diagnostic method of examining the heart’s structure using ultrasound (high-frequency) waves.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.echocardiography - a noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study to structure and motions of the heart
diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique - a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
Translations
echokardiografie

ech·o·car·di·og·ra·phy

n. ecocardiografía, método de diagnóstico por sonido ultrasónico para hacer visuales estructuras internas del corazón.

echocardiography

n ecocardiografía; stress — ecocardiografía de estrés or esfuerzo; transesophageal — ecocardiografía transesofágica; transthoracic — ecocardiografía transtorácica
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Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiograms showed a thickened and partial aortic stenosis around the bioprosthesis.
Transesophageal echocardiogram demonstrating an eccentric regurgitant jet (white arrow) through the perforated anterior mitral valve leaflet
In some people, the severity of the leakage may be more accurately assessed by a transesophageal echocardiogram, which requires passing a probe down the throat.
A transesophageal echocardiogram probe, which had previously been cleaned with Cidex OPA, was placed at the start of the procedure to monitor the patient's intraoperative cardiac function.
In view of persistent fever, a transesophageal echocardiogram was done, which revealed a mobile echo density on the anterior leaflet of the mitral valve suggestive of vegetation.
A transesophageal echocardiogram was performed on January 5, 1996, to further evaluate the suspected endocarditis.
The surgeons added, "The post-operative transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) revealed that the mitral valve is no longer leaking, and we expect the patient to be discharged in a few days.
A PFO with a significant right-to-left shunt was found on transesophageal echocardiogram with bubble study (Figure 1).
Charles Katzenberg, to perform a transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) the next morning.