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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 Consulted
Chernecky 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, FACC - Cardiology, ElectrophysiologyE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerGeorge Philippides, MD - Cardiology
Current as ofAugust 7, 2015
Current as of:
August 7, 2015
Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
& E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & George Philippides, MD - Cardiology
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