What is it?
An echocardiogram offers an ultrasound of your heart, checking the structure and function of your hearts chambers and valves.
For any patient enquiries please speak to your specialist or contact MCDC by calling us on (03) 9802 9250.
What to bring
- Any concession cards including Medicare and private heath fund cards
- All current medication in its original packaging
No special preparation is needed to undertake this procedure.
Sticky dots and gel are applied in several locations across the patients chest to record heart rhythm and images from different angles
A standard procedure echocardiogram takes roughly about 1 hour
Your specialist will advise on results at time of procedure.
Your cardiologist will discuss a time for a follow up appointment (usually within a week or two).