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Cardiac Imaging Services

An echocardiogram uses ultrasound techniques to image two-dimensional slices of the heart. It produces accurate assessment of the velocity of blood and cardiac tissue at any arbitrary point using pulsed or continuous wave Doppler ultrasound. It also can be used with Doppler ultrasound to make flow-related measurements more accurate.

cardiac imaging services Preparing for the echocardiogram with or without Doppler:

  • Patients are allowed to eat or drink until the time of the exam
  • Take all prescribed medications
  • Bring in a list of current medications
  • The test will take about an hour
Parkland Health Center
Bonne Terre
7245 Raider Road
Bonne Terre, Missouri 63628
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1101 West Liberty Street
Farmington, Missouri 63640
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