Echocardiography is a diagnostic test that uses ultrasound waves to create a visual image of the heart- The muscles & other layers of heart, the valves, the flow of blood evidence of blockage and many others.
Echocardiography is a routine test which is used in diagnosis, management as well as follow up of any known or suspected heart disease.
It provides a wealth of information about your heart – its size, shape, condition of all the layers of heart, damage to any tissue of the heart. It finds its pumping capacity, it tells you if the heart is failing or failed.
Science of echo is very well developed and branched out to :