What is Ultrasound of heart (cardiac)?

Category: Procedures

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Generic name: Ultrasound (Sonogram)

Cardiovascular Sonogram or ultrasound is used to examine and evaluate the heart: chamber sizes, arrangement of the parts, muscle function, valve function and blood flow

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diagnostic assessment 5 2
Chest pressure 1 1
Mitral valve prolapse 1 0
Stabbing pain 1 1
Supraventricular tachycardia 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ultrasound of heart (cardiac)

Side effect Patients Percentage
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
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