Chapter One: Diagnosis
Chapter Two: Donor?
Chapter Three: Dialysis
Chapter Four: Transplant
Chapter Five: Recovery
From My Lens
 Chapter One: Diagnosis

Photo by Miranda Meyer

One of the many tests done was an echocardiogram. An echocardiogram is a record of the echo produced when ultrasonic sound waves are reflected from the heart. Analysis of the echo pattern can aid in the diagnosis of heart disorders, such as fluid around the heart or valve abnormalities.

Again, any problems here would stall the transplant process until the problems could be fixed.

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