Frequently Asked Questions about Echocardiograms
  • Q. Can a parent remain in the room while the test is being administered?
    A. Absolutely! Since there are no x-rays, there is no effect on the patient or anyone else standing nearby.

    Q. How long does the test take?
    A. Allow about an hour for the whole procedure; the test itself takes 20 to 30 minutes

    Q. When will we know the results?
    A. Your results are analyzed immediately. Dr. Alenick will discuss them with you right after the test is taken.

    Q. Where is the test done?
  • A. The test is done right in Dr. Alenick's offices.