echocardiograph


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echocardiograph

(ĕk′ō-kär′dē-ə-grăf′)
n.
An ultrasonic instrument used in echocardiography.

Echocardiograph

A record of the internal structures of the heart obtained from beams of ultrasonic waves directed through the wall of the chest.
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Echocardiographs are specialised pieces of equipment, which look at the structure of the patient's heart.
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I did an ECG which showed his heart to be larger than expected so I ordered an echocardiograph for him.
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This new system has many benefits for those involved in the ICU: it enables medical notes to be entered in 'real time'; nurses can access nursing standards and drug protocols; enables morbidity, mortality and statistical reporting; provides data collection for the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS); and pathology and echocardiograph results are available at the patients bedside.
The expert panel recommended adherence to the anticoagulation guidelines listed in the 2006 ACC/AHA/ESC guidelines, with the added comment that patients in persistent AF at the time of ablation should have a transesophageal echocardiograph to screen for a thrombus.
Patients with intermediate- or high-risk scores need further testing, such as a stress echocardiograph or myocardial perfusion imaging