What is a 3D echocardiogram?

Some echocardiograms (cardiac ultrasounds) are enhanced so that the doctor can see a three-dimensional picture (3D echo) and rotate it to see the heart from multiple angles. Seeing these additional views can provide better information about your heart.

A 3D echocardiogram creates three-dimensional pictures of the heart.

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