Doctor & Patient Education Cardiac Specialist Centre
Echo
2. What is this?
History
  • A 59 year old gentleman with no other history except lymphoma presented with stroke
  • The baseline trans-thoracic echocardiogram was normal
  • A Trans-oesophageal echocardiogram was performed.

TEE

Another loop

  • The rest of the study was normal
  • This shows a thrombus peeking into the left atrium from the right upper pulmonary vein
  • Patient was treated with NOAC
  • No further episodes of stroke occurred
Consultation
Know Your Cardiologists

I feel breathless when walking.

I feel a tightness over my chest.

Do I need to take my medicine for my blood pressure?

Do I need to take my medicine for my cholesterol?

Do I really need stents for my artery?

Do I really need to have a bypass operation?

When should I go for health screening?

I have heart problem, can I take Viagra?

I have heart problem, should I exercise?

Heart Disease
Learn about your heart Conditions

You may need an ultra sound scan of your heart to assess its function.

You may need a treadmill stress test.

You may need closer monitoring.

You may need a more thorough risk assessment and life style change.

You may only need to take your medicine.

You may get away with just stenting.

This generally should start at 40 years old.

Yes, but there are certain strict conditions to fulfill.

Yes, but you will need to find out the appropriate intensity.