Alternate Names : Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE), Echocardiogram - transthoracic, Doppler ultrasound of the heart, Surface echo
A normal echocardiogram reveals normal heart valves and chambers and normal heart wall movement.
What do Abnormal Results Mean?
An abnormal echocardiogram can mean many things. Some abnormalities are very minor and do not pose significant risks. Other abnormalities are signs of very serious heart disease that will require further evaluation by a specialist. Therefore, it is very important to discuss the results of your echocardiogram in depth with your health care provider.