2D Echo

What is 2D Echocardiogram?

Dr. Priya Palimkar is the Best cardiologist in Vimannagr & Vishrantwadi Area.
Here, she explained 2D Echocardiogram, its preparation, procedure use risks, after-effects, etc.
2D Echocardiogram is a safe and painless procedure that uses a transducer (a small, microphone-type device) to send high-frequency sound waves to the heart. The technologist can view the heart valves and pumping strength and look for structural defects, heart enlargement, and fluid buildup. At Om Heart Care, You Will Get the Best 2D Echo Test in Vishrantwadi Pune at an Affordable Price.
Doppler exams and Color Flow exams are performed. It allows doctors to evaluate blood flow through the heart. The technologist will videotape parts of the study for later diagnosis by the cardiologist..


  • Here are some steps mentioned when performing 2D ECHO :
  • You will lie on your back and left side.
  • Electrodes (small, adhesive patches) will be attached to your chest to record your heart’s electrical activity (EKG) during the test.
  • The Gel is applied to the chest.
  • The transducer will be placed on your skin and moved around the area to view the heart from different angles.
  • Wear clothing that is easy to remove from the waist up.
  • Avoid the use of creams and lotions on the chest area.
  • There are no diet restrictions.
  • Please bring a list of medications with you.

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  • Maintain a healthy weight
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  • Obtain sufficient vitamin K
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  • Avoid smoking and Limit alcohol intake
  • Include lots of fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet