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Benton, AR 72019
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Echocardiography

An echocardiogram is an ultrasound of the heart. The sonographer utilizes a microphone like device (transducer) along with gel to obtain information about heart function. It is commonly used to evaluate heart murmurs, complaints of chest pain and shortness of breath.

  • No special preparation required
  • Results usually available same day
  • Can show previous heart muscle damage
  • Used to evaluate valve and heart defects
  • Allows us to accurately estimate heart pumping strength