Your healing starts with a clear, accurate diagnosis. Our state-of-the-art ultrasound technology will help us get high-quality pictures of your heart so you can receive the best possible treatment.


An echocardiogram (echo) is an ultrasound of the heart which uses high-frequency sound waves to make pictures of your heart. The test is also called diagnostic cardiac ultrasound.

This test demonstrates the heart’s structure and function and shows your doctors how the valves inside your heart are working. Echo tests can be used to evaluate how various diseases may affect the heart such as high blood pressure, heart disease, heart failure, stroke, cancer and more. An echo test is a tool we use to care for many of your common medical conditions.

Treatments

Echo Lab testing uses state-of-the-art equipment in a safe manner without the use of radiation to obtain important images for your heart health. Our Echo Lab uses:

  • State of the art General Electric (GE) equipment
  • 3rd transthoracic echocardiography (TTE): Common noninvasive type of echo test that uses sound waves to create a moving picture of your heart.
  • Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE): Type of echo test that uses sound waves to take pictures of your heart.
  • Strain imaging: Measures the strain rate to assess heart attacks.
  • Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography: Surgical repair of the hearts valve function.

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