How Do Doctors Test for an ASD?

The doctor might use one or more of the following tests for ASD:

  • Electrocardiogram(EKG). An EKG helps doctors learn more about the heart’s rate and rhythm.
  • Echocardiogram (echo). An echo is ultrasound of the heart. If the results from the echocardiogram are not clear, your child might need a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

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Rev. 6/2018