Depending on the information that our doctors might need, they may have you take one of several types of echocardiograms.
An echocardiogram helps to check for problems with the valves or chambers of your heart. It also can check if heart problems are the cause of symptoms such as shortness of breath or chest pain, Lastly, it can detect congenital heart defects before birth.
Overall, an echocardiogram is a helpful tool that uses sound waves to produce images of your heart. This common test allows your doctor to see your heart beating and pumping blood. Our doctors can use the images from an echocardiogram to identify heart disease.