echocardiogram

noun
echo·​car·​dio·​gram | \ˌe-kō-ˈkär-dē-ə-ˌgram \

Definition of echocardiogram 

: a visual record made by echocardiography also : the procedure for producing such a record

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Three times a week, Alysha was given a fetal echocardiogram to monitor the baby's heart. The Washington Post, OregonLive.com, "Some people do better exercising at a low-intensity pace," 29 Apr. 2018 Researchers at Oxford University have been developing AIs intended to interpret echocardiograms, which are ultrasonic scans of the heart. The Economist, "Artificial intelligence will improve medical treatments," 7 June 2018 Three times a week, Alysha was given a fetal echocardiogram to monitor the baby’s heart. Emily Sohn, Washington Post, "A tumor growing on her baby’s heart forced this pregnant mom to make a terrifying choice," 29 Apr. 2018 Some of the most frequent types of care that patients were charged facility fees for include radiation treatment, echocardiograms, sleep disorder testing, colonoscopies and mammograms. Adam Wisnieski, courant.com, "Hospitals Bill More Than $1 Billion In Facility Fees Over Two Years," 12 Apr. 2018 Therese Becker, mCORE's northern Ohio coordinator, said an echocardiogram is a heart ultrasound. Jeff Piorkowski/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, "Heart health screenings performed at Brush High School a year after Alec Kornet's death," 25 Jan. 2018 Once the team confirmed what was going on, Adrianna began seeing cardiologists at the Cincinnati Fetal Center, who closely watched Remington’s heart with regular fetal echocardiograms and antenatal monitoring. Trihealth, Cincinnati.com, "Cincinnati Fetal Center gives baby Remington a shot at life," 19 Mar. 2018 Pregnant women should get a fetal echocardiogram test (often done in the second trimester) to screen for any major congenital cardiac anomalies in their developing baby. Caitlin Granfield, miamiherald, "High blood sugar in pregnant women can lead to heart problems in children | Miami Herald," 25 Feb. 2018 Transthoracic Echocardiogram An echocardiogram is a comprehensive ultrasound exam that provides images of the beating heart from different views. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Putting Your Heart to the Test," 14 Feb. 2018

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echocardiogram

noun
echo·​car·​dio·​gram | \ˌek-ō-ˈkärd-ē-ə-ˌgram \

Medical Definition of echocardiogram 

: a visual record made by echocardiography also : the procedure for producing such a record

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