Jupiter Eco Scan is the ultrasound/sonar image of the heart that is created by putting the probe over the heart, and it shows the doctor how big your heart is, as well as its shape and how it moves. An ultrasound makes a high-frequency sound that can not be heard by anyone, but can be identified by certain types of medical equipment. This kind of scan provides precise images of the heart chambers, muscle, and valves. An Eco Scan can be done for various reasons and is not painful at all, with the exam lasting up to 40 minutes. After a patient has suffered a heart attack, this scan can be performed to examine how well the heart is functioning, and can also check if the valves in the heart are moving as they should. This type of scan can also indicate if any fluid is situated around the heart.
During a Jupiter Eco Scan the patient is resting on the table while Dr. Henry Pevsner, or a team member, checks the blood flow in the valves and heart, as well as the pressures in the heart. The heart muscle will be evaluated to make sure that it is contracting and moving properly, as well as getting enough blood pumped. An ejection fraction is when the proportion of blood that is pumped is measured. It is also able to detect inflammation and clots in and around the heart. Once surgery has been completed, heart and valve function are examined. The best time to do the ejection fraction is during the chemotherapy cancer patients are getting. This helps to prevent heart muscle injuries.
American Board of Radiology-Diagnostic Radiology
American Board of Nuclear Medicine
Fellow of the American College of Radiology
Society of Interventional Radiology
Society of Skeletal Radiology.
Nuclear Medicine, Mt.Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach
Diagnostic Radiology, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami.
Internal Medicine, United States Public Health Hospital, Baltimore, Md.
Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University, N. Chicago, IL.