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Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)

A transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) looks at the structure and function of the heart. Echocardiography uses ultrasound to scan the moving heart in real time from different directions and records the images on a computer for analysis. Through these images, we can assess if:

  1. The heart is pumping normally
  2. The size of the heart is normal
  3. The 4 heart valves are working properly
  4. There are any other structural problems, such as having a hole in the heart
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