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Transthoracic Echocardiogram

Transthoracic Echocardiogram

Transthoracic Echocardiogram

Once you have been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation by your doctor, it's very important that your doctor order a transthoracic echocardiogram. A transthoracic echocardiogram (or an ultrasound of the heart) really just takes a good look at your heart, looking at the structures and your valves just to make sure that everything is normal. One of the important roles of a transthoracic echocardiogram is also looking for blood clots that could potentially cause a stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.

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Jacqueline Eubany, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

  • Board certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist
  • Served in the US Navy for 12 years where she was responsible for the healthcare of active duty military, including war veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan
  • Inducted as a fellow in the prestigious American College of Cardiology, and in the Heart Rhythm Society

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