Check the condition of the heart with an echo cardiogram

Introduction

Having any issues regarding heart? It’s time to consult a good cardiologist at cardio care who provides the exact consultation with the information and recommendation so that there will be a proper treatment for your heart. In order to diagnose the condition of the heart, echocardiology is one of the fields in cardiology and this will be checking the chambers of the heart as well as the valves which are pumping the blood through the heart.

The heart functionality

The process of this echocardiogram will be using the electrodes as well as the ultrasound technology for checking the rhythm of the heart and also to see the blood movement in the heart. At cardio care, the patients undergo the echocardiogram when the cardiologist recommends the patient to get the test performed so as to examine the heart thoroughly and also for the detection of any kind of disease of the heart.

A transthoracic echocardiogram is commonly referred to as the procedure using the technology of ultrasound of the heart and this will allow having a vision of the muscle of the heart and it does the assessment of the function as well as a structure in real-time. This is recommended in case of any observation concerning heart failure or coronary artery disease or heart rhythm problems as well as valvular disease and this test is considered to be invaluable in cardiology and is used widely for all kinds of heart conditions.

The procedure of the echocardiogram takes up to 40 minutes and there is no major discomfort while performing the test. The only thing that matters is coolness from the transducer gel and light pressure on the chest due to the transducer. This transthoracic echocardiogram is noninvasive and provides a specific feature of the heart. The image of the heart in a 3D image will be provided to examine and observe the condition of the heart as well as its functionality.

Conclusion

This test is performed by the professionals and the expert sonographers in the Ecolab which is ICAEL certified lab and the echo images are then will be provided to the cardiologist who reviews them, and the results will be thereby discussed with the patient. The preparation is done before the performance of the test by wearing the gown or the outfit which is provided at the Centre and the patient needs to lie down on the left side as the images are captured that of the heart.