Echocardiography

sonogram of the heart

Echocardiography or Echocardiyogram is an ultrasound to view and hear the heart. Echocardiography is able to view two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and Doppler ultrasound to create images and sounds of the heart.

Image of a Heart using echocardiography

The echocardiography machine's are mainly used in hospitals.

Echocardiography dates back to the 1950s and was invented by Carl Helmuth Hertz and Inge Edler.