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Echo remains top modality in Canada for heart failure

By Abraham Kim, AuntMinnie.com staff writer August 9, 2019 — Although CT and MRI have taken on a growing role in recent years, resting echocardiography remains by far the most widely used imaging modality for heart failure patients in Canada, according to an article published online August 9 in JAMA Network Open. The

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Echo Parameters – Ventricular Dimensions

Echocardiograms are commonly performed to check for abnormal heart sounds, look at the heart valves, check the thickness and movement of the heart wall, measure the size and shape of the heart’s chambers, detect heart disease, and look for blood clots. This imaging method has many other diagnostic applications as

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