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a graphical image of the heart produced by an echocardiograph

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Another recent study (Journal of the American College of Cardiology, August 2017, focused on echocardiograms (ultrasounds of the heart).
We did notice there have been a lot of people ordering echocardiograms because of a concern about infective endocarditis," Dr.
Up to 20% of all resting echocardiography studies and up to 30% of those conducted in critical care patients can result in suboptimal echocardiograms.
It is readily available for a reasonable cost and does not involve any radiation, so repeat echocardiograms are not an issue.
PLAINTIFF'S CLAIM The defendants deviated from the standard of care in not reading the echocardiograms.
We found that, in each of the two twelve-month periods we examined following implementation of EHR at our institution, there was not a decrease in ordering of repeat transthoracic echocardiograms.
The inquest heard several neonatologists thought that if the catheters were in the wrong place the cardiologists reviewing Abigail's echocardiograms would spot the mistake.
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.
For other heart problems, an echocardiogram is required," Russell explains.
This is an ACR and ICAEL (echocardiography) accredited Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility specializing in Diagnostic Echocardiograms, Holter Monitors, OxyHolter Monitors and ultrasound testing at the center or different physician offices.
After a mean of 15 months, patients had repeat echocardiograms that were compared with baseline.
No heart problems showed up on EKGs, echocardiograms, stress tests, or an angiogram.
Roth, a University of North Carolina psychiatrist and director of the National Institute of Mental Health's drug-screening program, said the findings should lead doctors to discontinue using the drugs and tell patients to get echocardiograms to make sure they don't have heart-valve damage.
Gorecki ordered and interpreted several echocardiograms.