Definition of echocardiographic in US English:

echocardiographic

adjective

  • See echocardiography

    • ‘Because he had severe symptoms and inconclusive electrocardiographic findings, he had transthoracic echocardiographic ultrasonography to confirm acute myocardial ischaemia.’
    • ‘He or she will also perhaps suggest a fetal echocardiographic examination at roughly 20 to 24 weeks of pregnancy to evaluate the fetal heart.’
    • ‘Secondly, problems with the echocardiographic diagnosis of mitral valve prolapse have occurred.’
    • ‘In contrast, patients with regurgitant valvular lesions require careful echocardiographic monitoring for left ventricular function and may require surgery even if no symptoms are present.’
    • ‘Thrombolytic therapy in PE quickly improves lung scans and angiographic or echocardiographic findings but has not been shown to reduce mortality.’

Pronunciation

echocardiographic

/-ˌkärdēəˈɡrafik/