Heart Health

Check Your Heart Health Regularly with 2D Echocardiography

2D echocardiography, also known as 2D echo, is a non-invasive investigation used to evaluate the functioning and assess the sections of your heart. It creates images of the various parts of the heart using sound vibrations, and makes it easy to check for damages, blockages, and blood flow rate.

Check Your Heart Health Regularly with 2D Echocardiography

Why is a 2D echo test recommended?

2D echo provides your physician with information like the functioning of your heart, diagnose the malfunctions, if any, and plan the treatment for the developing disease. Your normal 2D echo results also helps your mind be at peace that your heart is working fine.

What does the 2D echo test detect?
2D Echo is done to detect the following heart conditions:

  • Any underlying heart diseases or abnormalities
  • Congenital heart diseases and blood clots or tumours
  • Malfunctioning of the heart valve
  • Abnormality of blood flow within the heart

How is 2D echocardiography done?

  • Chest is uncovered and a colourless gel is applied to analyse the sound vibrations with a transducer
  • The technician moves the transducer across the various parts of the chest. The gel helps the transducer get views of the heart, its tissues and structures. The gel is removed after the test

It takes around 30 minutes to 1 hour to complete the test. It is always done in the presence of a radiologist and a cardiologist. The images received from the test can be viewed on a computer monitor, printed on paper, or recorded in DVD, and given to the patient after interpretation of results.

Are there any side effects of the 2D echo test?

No, 2D echo is totally safe for you. To ease your mind, you can discuss your concerns with our doctor before the procedure, during your pre-checkup consultation.

Can 2D echo be done during the pandemic?

Indus Health Plus has taken extra safety measures and all Covid-safety protocols to keep you safe from Coronavirus. You can put your mind at ease and choose a centre nearest to you for your checkup. Our staff will handhold you throughout to make your checkup experience delightful and safe.

Why should you get a 2D echo done with your regular health checkups?

The heart in your body pumps blood and the vascular system takes it to all the organs. Together they form the cardiovascular system. A healthy lifestyle that includes a balanced & nutritious diet, managing daily stress, and regular exercise is much needed to keep your heart healthy, more so, as your age progresses. Keeping a check on your heart’s health at regular intervals is imperative to prevent its dysfunctioning. Being consistent with your 2D echo along with your health checkups can help you in leading a healthy life. Keep a check on the working of your heart and take appropriate corrective action at the right time to keep it in good order.

Book our Essential Heart Checkup Package to get 2D echo along with other biochemical & diagnostic tests, and doctor’s consultation before and after your checkup.

Check Your Heart Health Regularly with 2D Echocardiography

It is a non-invasive heart investigation that creates images of the sections of the heart using sound vibrations. It presents the various parts of the heart as in pictures so that it becomes easy to check if there is any damage or blockages, and blood flow rate.

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