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Blood Test
Blood Test A blood test is a lab analysis of the elements in your blood. Depending on why your doctor recommended a blo...
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (Abdominal Aneurysm--Open Repair, AAA Repair, Triple A Repair, Abdominal Aneurysmectom...
Carotid Endarterectomy/Carotid Angioplasty with Stenting
Carotid Endarterectomy / Carotid Angioplasty with Stenting (Endarterectomy-Carotid, CEA, Carotid Artery Angioplasty wit...
Electrocardiogram
Electrocardiogram (ECG, EKG, Resting ECG, Resting EKG) Procedure overview What is an electrocardiogram? An electrocardi...
Electrophysiological Studies
Electrophysiological Studies (EP Study, EPS, Electrophysiology Studies) Procedure overview What is an electrophysiologi...
Exercise Electrocardiogram
Exercise Electrocardiogram (Exercise ECG, Exercise EKG, Stress Test) Procedure overview What is an exercise electrocard...
Femoral Popliteal Bypass Surgery
Femoral Popliteal Bypass Surgery (Femoropopliteal Bypass-Open, PTA, Balloon Angioplasty) Procedure overview What are fe...
Heart Transplantation Procedure
Heart Transplantation Procedure (Transplant-Heart, Heart Transplant, Cardiac Transplant) Procedure overview What is a h...
Holter Monitor
Holter Monitor (Continuous Electrocardiogram, Continuous ECG, Ambulatory ECG Monitoring) Procedure overview What is a H...
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Insertion
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Insertion Procedure overview What is an implantable cardioverter defibrill...
Pacemaker Insertion
Pacemaker Insertion Procedure overview What is a pacemaker insertion? A pacemaker insertion is the implantation of a sm...
Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) and Stent Placement
Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) and Stent Placement (PTCA, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, PC...
Signal-Averaged Electrocardiogram
Signal-Averaged Electrocardiogram (Signal-Averaged ECG, Signal-Averaged EKG, SAECG) Procedure overview What is a signal...
Valvuloplasty
Valvuloplasty (Balloon Valvuloplasty) Procedure overview What is valvuloplasty? Valvuloplasty is performed, in certain ...
Cardiac Catheterization
Cardiac Catheterization (Cardiac Cath, Coronary Arteriogram, Coronary Angiogram) Procedure overview What is cardiac cat...
Transesophageal Echocardiogram
Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE, Heart Scan with Endoscopy, Transesophageal Echocardiography) Procedure overview Wh...
Radionuclide Angiogram, Resting
Radionuclide Angiogram, Resting (Resting RNA, MUGA, Gated Blood Pool Scan [Resting], Gated Cardiac Scan, Resting Gated ...
Radionuclide Angiogram, Resting and Exercise
Radionuclide Angiogram, Resting and Exercise (RNA, MUGA, Gated Blood Pool Scan [Resting and Exercise], Gated Cardiac Sc...
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Heart
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Heart (MRI Scan of the Heart, Cardiac MRI) Procedure overview What is magnetic ...
Myocardial Perfusion Scan, Resting
Myocardial Perfusion Scan, Resting (Resting Thallium Scan, Cardiac Nuclear Imaging, Cardiolite Scan, Sestamibi Scan) Pr...
Myocardial Perfusion Scan, Stress
Myocardial Perfusion Scan, Stress (Exercise Thallium, Stress Thallium, Cardiac Nuclear Imaging, Adenosine Thallium Scan...
Heart Valve Repair or Replacement Surgery
Heart Valve Repair or Replacement Surgery (Open Heart Surgery) Procedure overview What is heart valve repair or replace...
Echocardiogram
Echocardiogram (Echocardiography, Echo, Cardiac Ultrasound, Cardiac Ultrasonography, Cardiac Doppler, Transthoracic Ech...
Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram
Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram (DSE, Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography, Dobutamine Stress Echo) Procedure overview W...
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Chest
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Chest (Chest CT Scan, Thoracic CT Scan, CT of the Thorax) Procedure overvie...
Venogram
Venogram (Venography, Phlebography, Lower Limb Venography) Procedure overview What is a venogram? A venogram is a proce...
Tilt Table Procedure
Tilt Table Procedure (Upright Tilt Testing) Procedure overview What is a tilt table procedure? A tilt table procedure i...
Right Heart Catheterization with Heart Tissue Biopsy
Right Heart Catheterization with Heart Tissue Biopsy (Heart Biopsy, Right Heart Cath with Biopsy) Procedure overview Wh...
Chest X-ray
Chest X-ray (Chest Radiography, CXR) Procedure overview What is a chest X-ray? A chest X-ray is a type of diagnostic ra...
Catheter Ablation
Catheter Ablation If you have been diagnosed with a heart arrhythmia–a problem with the rate or rhythm of your heartbea...
Right Heart Catheterization
Right Heart Catheterization (Right Heart Cath; Pulmonary Artery Catheterization; Catheterization, Right Heart; Swan-Gan...
Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA)
Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) (CTA) Procedure overview CT angiography is a type of medical exam that combines a...
Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)
Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) (Magnetic Resonance Angiogram, MRA) Procedure overview You might be familiar with ...
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG)
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) (CABG, Open Heart Surgery, Bypass Surgery) Procedure overview What is coron...
Exercise Echocardiogram
Exercise Echocardiogram (Stress Echocardiogram, Exercise Echocardiography, Exercise Echo) What is an exercise echocardi...
Ultrafast Computed Tomography (Ultrafast CT Scan)
Ultrafast Computed Tomography (Ultrafast CT Scan) (Ultrafast CT, Electron-Beam Computed Tomography, EBCT, Cine CT Scan)...
Robotic Cardiac Surgery
Robotic Cardiac Surgery (Robotic-assisted Cardiac Surgery, Robotic Heart Surgery, da Vinci Surgery) Procedure overview ...
Amputation Procedure
Amputation Procedure (Surgical Removal of an Extremity or Limb) Procedure overview What is amputation? Amputation is a ...
Vascular Studies
Vascular Studies (Carotid, Arm, and Leg Arterial and Venous Studies, Carotid Ultrasound, Venous Doppler Studies, Arteri...
Laser Varicose Vein Surgery
Laser Varicose Vein Surgery Procedure overview Your heart pumps blood to the various parts of your body through the art...
Carotid Artery Duplex Scan
Carotid Artery Duplex Scan (Carotid Ultrasound, Vascular Ultrasound Study, Carotid Artery Doppler Sonography) Procedure...