When and who needs a heart sound?

Cardiac ultrasound is one of the most useful imaging methods in cardiology, with which many diseases and disorders can be ruled out and confirmed. Dr. Gábor Müller, a specialist at the Cardio Center he talked about in which cases it is worth making an ultrasound.

What is a good heartbeat?

The use of ultrasound is very diverse, including:

– You can find out with the help of that what structural disorder it has to the heart.
– The size of the heart cavities and the thickness of their walls accurately measurable.
– A doppler technique thanks to which the blood flow inside the heart can be examined.
– They can be detected valvular disorders of the heart.
– After myocardial infarction, a damage to the heart muscle and movement of the walls of the ventricle.
– Has an important role during the examination of chest pain.
Chest trauma It is also suitable for detecting damage after
In chronic heart disease the functioning of different parts of the heart becomes appreciable.
– Makes it visible is there fluid around the heart.
– It turns out whether there is a tumor in the heart.
– Surveyable and verifiable developmental disorders of the heart.
– Monitorozható, how a patient responds to treatment.
– Certain bacterial infections evidence of its intracardiac presence can thus be obtained.
– A ultrasound the above disorders can also be ruled out.

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Why does the doctor like it, why does the patient?

From a medical point of view, ultrasound is a very useful and informative tool, in many cases the basis of the investigation. And among patients it is “popular” because it is painless, it does not involve injections or radiation exposure and does not cause a feeling of confinement as you only have to lie on it on one bed. In addition, a big advantage is that it can be used in all life situations, in both healthy and sick patients, no preparation is required, he explains dr. Gábor Müller, a cardiologist at the Cardio Center. – The duration of the ultrasound examination is approx. 20 minutes, depending on what we are looking for, whether we know the patient or whether it is just a preventive examination.

It is known from Dr. Müller that cardiac ultrasound can be used to detect the condition in well-known diseases, e.g. monitoring should also be part of the follow-up of coronary heart disease. However, anyone with a family history of cardiovascular disease may experience symptoms such assevere palpitations, chest pain, shortness of breath, decreased workload, cardiac ultrasound may also be important as part of prevention. If you use it turns out that there is no organ change behind the symptoms, on the one hand, we can calm down, and on the other hand, we can move towards other treatments, and if a disease is revealed, we can make the treatment more effective with early detection and prevent possible complications.

Source: CardioCenter

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