The echocardiogram test is about1 hour long, according to the American Heart Association. The test takes place in an operating room, clinic, hospital room or doctor's office and is performed by specially trained technici... More »

Trained sonographers perform echocardiograms, and cardiologists interpret the results, according to MedlinePlus. The test typically takes an hour or less, and it is performed in a doctor's office or hospital, states Mayo... More »

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An echocardiogram is an effective method of producing detailed images of structural abnormalities, blood circulation problems, and valve or blood vessel damage in the heart, the American Heart Association explains. By pi... More »

An echocardiogram is an effective method of producing detailed images of structural abnormalities, blood circulation problems, and valve or blood vessel damage in the heart, the American Heart Association explains. By pi... More »

On average, an echocardiogram test takes about 40 minutes from start to finish. The test is done to assess the overall health of the heart. More »

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An echocardiogram is a test that looks at the heart's activity through ultrasound waves, according to WebMD. It is used when doctors need to diagnose heart conditions such as heart disease or monitor a heart condition. More »

A cardiogram test may refer to either an electrocardiogram or echocardiogram test. The electrocardiogram test is a medical test that checks for issues with the electrical activity in the heart, while the echocardiogram t... More »