Category: Cardiology

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What is Pediatric Arrhythmia?

An arrhythmia is when a heart beats irregularly. The condition can cause the heart to beat too quickly, too slowly or unevenly. If your child’s doctor finds an arrhythmia, they may recommend diagnostic tests...

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Is an Echocardiogram Right For Me?

An echocardiogram (echo or ECG) is “the most cost-effective, safe and portable tool for cardiac diagnosis”. Cardiologists also use echos to check heart function. Echo uses sound waves to make pictures of your beating...

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Reduce your Risk of Heart Disease

As a cardiologist, we have a special interest in preventive cardiology and helping individuals achieve heart health. Through education and action, we can all lead healthier and more productive lives. Here are some simple...

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How Long Does an Echocardiogram Take?

An average echocardiogram will take around 20 minutes to complete. Around 5 minutes of the 20 will be spent on preparing and positioning the patient for the echocardiogram. 15 minutes on average will be...