Colour Doppler

This is an extension of Echocardiography. Based on complicated physics, this test indicates the direction of the blood flow in a particular area. It is called ‘colour’ Doppler because the three colours red, blue and yellow represent the direction of the...

Trans Oesophagel Echocardiogram

In this investigation, a special echo probe is passed half way through the food pipe. Thus, the prob lies just behind the heart, which can be visualised from a different angle as compared to Trans Thoracic Echo.   Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on...

Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram

This is for those patients who cannot walk, like very obese persons, or people with painful knees and patients suffering from Heart Valve Disease. In this procedure, the heart is artificially ‘tired’ by medicines like dobutamine. So while the patient lies...

Transthoracic Echocardiogram

This is done by applying the echo probe on the chest and investigating the heart, its walls and their movements, etc. This investigation is used mainly in cases of heart attack, heart failure and congenital heart diseases. Nowadays, it is also doneroutine in cases of...

Echocardiogram

Imagine ‘looking’ at the heart or looking ‘into’ the heart of a living person! Further, imagine looking at the valves and moving walls of the heart. This is what this wonderful, yet non-invasive investigation does. Also, just as we can feel the...