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Forum Name: Cardiology Symptoms

Question: Bubble Contrast Echocardiography Scan

 Dawnzz - Wed Feb 09, 2005 4:54 am

hi thoday iv received an appointment to hav a Bubble Contrast Echocardiography Scan done ....iv recently had an echo scan and a 24 hour heart monitor which I was leed to beleive were ok ........why am I having this one done ......the worry is dragging me down ...please help !!!!
 Dr. Yasser Mokhtar - Thu Feb 24, 2005 1:53 am

User avatar Dear Dawn,

This study is used to show whether or not there is a source of embolization originating from the heart.

This is done in cases of tia (you had one) and strokes.

Thank you very much for using our website and i hope that this information helped.

Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.

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