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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Caption: Figure 4: Zoomed-in transesophageal echocardiogram 4-chamber view of left and right atrial thrombi.
Caption: Figure 2: Transesophageal echocardiogram, parasternal long axis view.
Transesophageal echocardiogram also revealed EF 35% with left ventricular global hypokinesis and moderate-severe mitral regurgitation.
A formal transesophageal echocardiogram for better valvular evaluation was performed and confirmed mitral valve regurgitation with vegetation and tricuspid regurgitation with a large echo density.
The increasing cardiovascular risk factors among individuals calls for ultrasound equipment to image modalities like transthoracic echocardiogram, transesophageal echocardiogram, to check abnormal heart valves, to diagnose heart murmurs, and arterial sonography.
Kramer, a father of three, said he underwent a 2D Echo and a Transesophageal Echocardiogram to diagnose the cause of the stroke.
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 (TEE) was performed during resuscitation (Fig.
The patient was then placed on cardiopulmonary bypass, and a transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) was performed simultaneously.
A transesophageal echocardiogram was performed and there was no sign of vegetation or thrombi.
Transesophageal echocardiogram [Figure 2B] was done which showed the potential formation of clot in the form of auto contrast in the chamber.