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 »

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 imaging technique that uses high frequency sound waves, or ultrasound, to make an image of the heart, according to Donna Gallik, MD. Information about the size, shape and function of the heart are... More »

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An echocardiogram is an ultrasound test that uses a transducer device to send high-pitched sound waves to create a moving picture of the heart, according to WebMD. The sound waves create echoes as they bounce off parts o... More »

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EKG and ECG stand for electrocardiogram, which is a test that evaluates the electrical activity of the heart, according to WebMD. The electrical activity is transmitted onto paper in the form of waves. These line tracing... More »

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An echocardiogram shows the beating of the heart along with its blood flow through the use of sound waves, according to Mayo Clinic. This test provides results of the heart's size, its strength, muscle composition and de... More »

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An echo test, or echocardiogram, is an ultrasound test used to view moving pictures of the heart on a screen, states WebMD. During this test, high-pitched sound waves are sent through a transducer, a device that picks up... More »