[n] - diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study to structure and motions of the heart
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, also called cardiac ultrasound, uses ultrasound waves to give a picture of the inside of the heart, its chambers, valves and its main arteries; but not the coronary arteries, which are too small. An echocardiograph is the picture from the ultrasound showing any abnormalities of the heart valves an...
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Echocardiography: Echocardiography is a diagnostic test which uses ultrasound waves to make images of the heart chambers, valves and surrounding structures. It can measure cardiac output and is a sensitive test for inflammation around the heart (pericarditis). It can also be used to detect abnormal ...
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Echocardiography is a diagnostic test which uses ultrasound waves to make images of the heart chambers, valves and surrounding structures. It can measure cardiac output and is a sensitive test for inflammation around the heart (pericarditis). It can also be used to detect abnormal anatomy or infecti...
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noun a noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study to structure and motions of the heart
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(ek″o-kahr″de-og´rә-fe) recording of the position and motion of the heart walls or internal structures of the heart and neighboring tissue by the echo obtained from beams of ultrasonic waves directed through the chest wall. It uses ultrasound to delineate anatomical structures by ...
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diagnostic technique that uses ultrasound (high-frequency sound waves) to produce an image of the internal structures of the heart. A piezoelectric ... [2 related articles]
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echocardiography The use of ultrasound in the investigation of the heart and great vessels and diagnosis of cardiovascular lesions.
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An echocardiogram, often referred to in the medical community as a cardiac ECHO or simply an ECHO, is a sonogram of the heart. (It is not abbreviated as ECG, which in medicine usually refers to an electrocardiogram.) Also known as a cardiac ultrasound, it uses standard ultrasound techniques to imag...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ek′ō-kar′dē-og′ră-fē Definitions: 1. The use of ultrasound in the investigation of the heart and great vessels and diagnosis of cardiovascular lesions. Synonyms: ultrasonic cardiography, ultrasound cardiography
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Examination of the heart by means of ultrasonic sound waves, for the purpose of disease diagnosis; also known as cardiac ultrasound
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A procedure that uses ultrasonic waves directed over the chest wall to obtain a graphic record of the heart's position, motion of the walls, or internal parts such as the valves.
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1) Diagnostic procedure 2) Diagnostic technique
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