Cardiac Diagnostic Tests

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Ambulatory Holter Monitor
A Holter monitor can be used to monitor a patient after a heart attack, to monitor the effectiveness of heart medications or to check for irregularities in heart rhythm.
Cardiac Catheterization
Cardiac catheterization is a test used to explore the coronary arteries, using a fine tube (catheter) that's inserted into an artery or vein of an arm or leg.
Echocardiography
This test uses sound waves to create a picture of the heart and is used to diagnose a number of heart conditions.
EEG
An EEG is a non-invasive way to test brain activity.
EKG
An EKG detects and records the electrical activity of the heart. It is used to locate the source of heart problems.
Electrophysiology Study
This test is used to determine the cause of a heart rhythm disturbance, or heart arrhythmia.
Stress Echocardiogram
This painless test allows the doctor to see the heart muscle at work during exercise.
Stress Test
A stress test is used to record the heartbeat during exercise. This helps a doctor determine how well your heart can handle work.