An echocardiogram can help diagnose and monitor certain Heart conditions. it uses sound waves to create pictures of the heart. This common test can checks the structure of the heart and surrounding blood vessels, analasing how blood  flows through the heart and heart valves. And assessing the pumbing chambers of the heart. Your health care provider can use the pictures from the test to find heart disease and other heart conditions. An Echo- cardiogram can help to detect;
  • Damage from Heart- attack where the supply of blood to the Heart was suddenly blocked.
  • Heart failure-  where the heart fails to pump enough blood around the body at the right pressure.
  • Congenital heart disease – birth defects that affect the normal workings of the heart.
  • Problem with the heart valves – problems affecting the valves that control the flow of blood within the heart.
  • Cardiomyopathy where the heart valves become thickened or enlarged .
  • Endocarditis – an infection of the heart valves.

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