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.
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echocardiography

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

A diagnostic method of examining the heart’s structure using ultrasound (high-frequency) waves.
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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
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Translations
echokardiografie

ech·o·car·di·og·ra·phy

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

n ecocardiografía; stress — ecocardiografía de estrés or esfuerzo; transesophageal — ecocardiografía transesofágica; transthoracic — ecocardiografía transtorácica
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Then, the investigator started the analysis of each exam to classify its adequacy using the list with the 98 indications for the transthoracic echocardiogram, according to the Appropriate Use Criteria for Echocardiography (2011) (8).
Caption: Figure 4: Transthoracic echocardiogram subcostal view (pericardial effusion denoted by *).
Coagulation studies, complete blood count, and transthoracic echocardiogram were obtained preoperatively.
Serial measurement of left ventricular ejection fraction either by transthoracic echocardiogram or by radionuclide angiocardiography, as done in patients receiving doxorubicin, may be a useful modality in monitoring patients planned for bevacizumab therapy via any route while the search for more sensitive and reliable predictors of eventual left ventricular dysfunction continues.
Caption: FIGURE 1: Transthoracic echocardiogram (subcostal window) with mobile vegetation attached to Eustachian valve.
Transthoracic echocardiogram showed no evidence of endocarditis.
Cardiac evaluation of the PVCs included transthoracic echocardiogram which revealed hypokinesis of the left inferior ventricular wall with an ejection fraction of 35%.
A 54-year-old white male with a past medical history of rheumatoid arthritis on anti-TNFalpha therapy with etanercept was admitted to the hospital with a 3-month history of dyspnea on exertion, fatigue, and lower extremity edema after a transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) revealed a reduced ejection fraction of 40% with a large right atrial mass.
A routine transthoracic echocardiogram showed normal biventricular function; however a well defined echo free space was seen along non-coronary sinus of Valsalva, protruded into the right atrium.
Subsequently, Transthoracic Echocardiogram and a Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram were done among other tests and it was clearly established that I have issues with one of the coronary vessels, which for the time being is being treated with medication.
Transthoracic echocardiogram 72-hours post-PCI showed ejection fraction estimated at 40-45%; apical septal, and apical lateral wall segments were hypokinetic.