An echocardiogram is an ultrasound of the heart, used to check the overall health of your heart. Echocardiograms are often used to detect heart function, heart disease and heart valve disease.
Common Reasons for Needing an Echocardiogram:
When you need heart care, it’s important to find medical services you can trust. That’s where we come in – we are the healthcare home for expats, locals, tourists and students alike. First, our doctors will determine which type of echocardiogram is right for you. We will then place 3 electrodes over your heart that monitor its activity. Your doctor will also place a wand with cool gel over your chest to take pictures of your heart. The test should only take you about 40 minutes and your doctor will usually inform of your results on the spot. You can ask any questions you might have and we will tell you how to proceed.