echocardiogram

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a graphical image of the heart produced by an echocardiograph

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Since echocardiograms are not usually covered by health insurance providers to Americans without symptoms of heart disease, doctors cannot comfortably prescribe this important preventive heart disease screening.
Lumason s safety and efficacy were established in three clinical trials involving 191 patients with suspected cardiac disease whose echocardiograms were difficult to read and interpret.
With CompuMed Enterprise OPO, Organ Procurement Organizations are able to increase the recovery of multiple transplantable organs through a combination of CompuMed serial echocardiogram interpretations and critical care consulting.
We found a 31 percent incidence of abnormal echocardiograms among symptomatic women with obstructive sleep apnea.
In the meantime, practice has changed at the Mayo Clinic to require echocardiograms in status epilepticus patients until more is known about neu-rocardiogenic injury in these patients.
Gorecki concealed the correct echocardiogram readings from them, thereby preventing them from discovering the alleged malpractice.
Letters had been sent to 1,053 patients alerting them to the errors found in echocardiogram examinations.
The results of echocardiograms and routine specialized laboratory tests, including enterovirus complement-fixation serologic screening, conducted by physicians who evaluated patients at hospitals, were recorded.
Transmission of echocardiograms via telemedicine links has allowed remote hospitals direct access to pediatric cardiology subspecialty care.
Heart and blood vessels--Regular checkups and echocardiograms help the doctor evaluate the size of the aorta and the way the heart is working.
In the lab, Subraya can run stress tests, echocardiograms and nuclear stress tests to determine whether there is blockage in a patient's heart and how much blockage, Dalton said.
X-rays represent only one of many medical applications driving storage demand; others include CT-scans, digital echocardiograms, and lab reports, brain scans, and document management.
In December 1994, Pam Ruff of MeritCare Medical Center noted two unusual cases of heart disease that had shown up on echocardiograms, or pictures of heart structures.
Across a broad range of patients with significant pre-existing cardiopulmonary conditions and suboptimal baseline echocardiograms, DEFINITY([R]) demonstrated a consistently strong safety profile.
Optison is indicated for use in patients with suboptimal echocardiograms to opacify the left ventricle and to improve delineation of the left ventricular endocardial borders.