Echocardiography is a test that uses ultrasound to assess the structure and function of the heart.
What happens during the procedure
You will need to remove your clothing from the waist up.
Women will be given a gown to wear. You will need to lay on your left side or back if possible for most of time while an ultrasound of your heart is performed.
How long does it take?
Approx 30 minutes
After your examination
You can go back to your normal activities.