Investigations in Heart Disease

There are many investigations to test the heart. The most important and common are:

  • Chest X-Ray
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Exercise Stress Test ( Treadmill Test, TMT)
  • Event Monitor and Holter Monitor
  • Echocardiogram
  • Transthoracic Echocardiogram (TTE)
  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram (DSE)
  • Trans Esophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)
  • Colour Doppler
  • Radioisotope Stress Test (Thallium test)
  • Cardiac Catheterisation or Coronary Angiography
  • Computerised Tomographic Angiography Scan (CT Angiography)
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography

 

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