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WHAT IS AN ECHOCARDIOGRAM?

An echocardiogram is a test. It is sometimes just called Echo. It allows the doctor to see how your heart is working. The test shows a picture of how your heart is moving by using a small camera. Sound waves create the picture of the heart on the screen.



WHAT HAPPENS?

For Aisling’s Echo test story click here



HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE?

Does not take long about 10-15 minutes.



DOES IT HURT?

The echocardiogram (Echo) is painless and quick.



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