What is Echocardiography (ECHO)?
Echocardiography is a diagnostic test that uses ultrasound waves to image the size and shape of heart, to assess the movement of cardiac valves & chambers and to determine the blood flow through the heart.It provides a wealth of information like; pumping strength of the heart (EF: Ejection Fraction),extent of damage to the heart wall reflecting the severity of coronary artery disease, pattern of blood flow across the cardiac valves showing the extent of stenosis or regugitation, increase or decrease in the size of the heart wall in cases of cardiomyopathy.It is a non invasive and extremely safe procedure requiring no special precautions. The test is completed in 15-30 minutes.ely safe procedure requiring no special precautions.The test is completed in 15-30 minutes
Preparation for Echocardiography (ECHO)
- No special preparation required
Gagan Pathology & Imaging Centre
Rohini, NEW DELHI
Gagan Pathology Centre has successfully developed itself into a centre of excellence in the field of laboratory medicine by adopting latest techniques, inducting highly skilled professionals and introducing latest state of the art analyzers from USA, Germany, France and Japan. Dr. Garg ensures that QUALITY exists at all stages of testing: right from collection of samples to final release of the report. Consultants and technical staff are encouraged to upgrade their existing knowledge and expertise by regular in-service training workshops and sessions. Efforts are also made to keep Clinicians informed about latest additions in the laboratory and development in the field of diagnostics through interaction with them in various conferences and through Medical News Bulletins and Newsletters. Gagan Pathology Centre has received an International ISO 15189:2003 Accreditation from National Accreditation Board for Testing & Calibration Laboratories (NABL), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. As of today the laboratory is accredited as per latest ISO 15189:2007 Standard.