The Ultrasonography (USG) test for pericardial effusion is an imaging test in which ultrasound is used to make an image of the heart and the pericardial space. The pericardial space is the region between the two layers of the heart's membrane covering the pericardium.
• Your doctor may order this test to diagnose symptoms including shortness of breath, chest pain, and palpitations.
• Determine the pericardial fluid volume and pericardium wall thickness.
• Any increase in pericardial fluid volume or effusion might cause heart chamber compression.
• To treat the causes of muffled heart sounds.
The sonographer technician will explain.
How does one prepare for the test?
No preparation is needed. You should wear loose-fitting clothing.
No care is required.
The cost of an Ultrasonography (USG) test for Pericardial Effusion in Delhi starts at INR 1500 and varies depending on the diagnostic centre.MAKE A PAYMENT BOOK TEST SAMPLE
|Test Type||Ultrasound Pericardial Effusion|
Ultrasound Pericardial Effusion (Ultrasounds)
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|Test Price:||₹ 1500|
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