What is an echocardiogram?

2017-07-17T14:59:26+10:00

Echocardiography is a safe and painless diagnostic procedure that uses high frequency sound waves (ultrasound-principle similar to sonar or radar) to take moving pictures of the heart. The sound waves are directed towards the heart from a small hand-held device (a transducer) that sends and receives these signals. Objects, such as the heart walls [...]