All About Cardiac Ultrasound

All About Cardiac Ultrasound When a physician notes signs of a heart problem, the recommendation is likely to be undergoing a cardiac ultrasound. This procedure also called an echocardiogram, lets physicians see the heart while it is beating and as it pumps blood. The detailed images it creates allow doctors to identify or rule out heart disease. What is a Cardiac Ultrasound? An echocardiogram is a very common test. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute explains that it utilizes sound waves to generate moving pictures of the heart that depict its size and shape. They also reveal how well its valves and chambers function and identify parts of heart…