indicators for an echo test on CHF patient

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Topic Title: indicators for an echo test on CHF patient
Created On: 07/26/2002 12:28 PM

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 08/13/2002 05:45 PM

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barabas

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I reckon they are doing it just to be safe- since you have had Congestive heart failure- an echo test (echocardiogram) is just ultrasound on the heart which is probrably the safest and cheapest of the diagnostics they can do to you. Basically they want to image and model your heart. I don't think it has to do withs pecific indicators
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