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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He has earned a variety of medical certifications, including Diplomate, National Board of Examiners in 1984; Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine in 1987; Diplomate, Subspecialty Board of Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine in 1989; and Diplomate of the National Board of Echocardiography with certification in Adult Transthoracic Plus Stress Echocardiography in 2009.
Pre-randomisation assessments of cardiopulmonary exercise testing, symptom questionnaires and stress echocardiography were carried out before they were randomised 1:1 to undergo PCI or a placebo procedure.
Stress CMR is at the same level of recommendations as pharmacologic stress echocardiography or SPECT.
The free services included angiography, angioplasty, bypass and open heart cardiac surgery (adult and pediatric), ECG, echocardiography, emergency services, ETT, ICU, critical care unit, laboratory, life-saving devices (ICD and CRT-P)/D), medicines, outpatient services, pacemakers, primary PCI (heart attack during angioplasty), stress echocardiography, TEE, thallium and x-rays, he pointed out.
Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is the biggest contributor to the direct and indirect costs of diabetes, and diabetes experts are eager to avoid jacking up those costs further by routinely ordering stress nuclear imaging, stress echocardiography, cardiac magnetic resonance, and other expensive noninvasive imaging methods unless they can be shown to lead to improved outcomes.
Outcome after aortic valve replacement for low-flow/low-gradient aortic stenosis without contractile reserve on dobutamine stress echocardiography.
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Stress echocardiography gets a class I recommendation in these situations.
found that stress tests including treadmill exercise testing, stress echocardiography, and myocardial perfusion imaging with SPECT had poor predictive value for CAD.
6 Exercise or dobutamine stress echocardiography may be a good compromise of sensitivity and specificity for CAD, and is cost-effective by usual medical economic analysis.
Stress echocardiography is focused on the evaluation of patients with suspected or established coronary artery disease.