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A ventriculogram is a test that shows images of your heart. The images show how well your heart is pumping. The pictures let your doctor check the health of the lower chambers of your heart, called ventricles.
This test can be done as a noninvasive test or as part of an invasive procedure.
A ventriculogram can show:
Other Works ConsultedChernecky CC, Berger BJ (2013). Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures, 6th ed. St. Louis: Saunders.Gigliotti OS, et al. (2015). Optimal use of left ventriculography at the time of cardiac catheterization: A consensus statement from the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 85(2): 181-191. DOI: 10.1002/ccd.25642. Accessed July 1, 2015.Pagana KD, Pagana TJ (2014). Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests, 5th ed. St. Louis: Mosby.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerRakesh K. Pai, MD - Cardiology, ElectrophysiologyE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerGeorge J. Philippides, MD, FACC - Cardiology
Current as ofDecember 6, 2017
Current as of: December 6, 2017
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Rakesh K. Pai, MD - Cardiology, Electrophysiology & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & George J. Philippides, MD, FACC - Cardiology
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