Ultrasound waves are used to examine the functionality of the heart and diagnose heart diseases and disorders.
A procedure measuring heartbeat and blood pressure while exercising to determine the health of the heart and blood vessels.
Radioactive tracers are used to image the heart at rest and after a stress test. The images are used to diagnose heart disease.
Imaging test that uses sound waves to create pictures of the inside of the carotid arteries and identify complications.
Imaging test that uses sound waves to create pictures of the aorta and evaluate the abdominal structures.
An exercise test on the treadmill is a way to test the effect of exercise on your heart and your ability to breathe.
A small battery-operated device that is used to record the heart’s activity for those who have irregular cardiac symptoms.
Your doctor will determine if demand pacing or rate-responsive pacing is a better fit for your specific needs.
Ultrasound test that examines blood vessel circulation in the body to identify blood clots and artery blockage.
This is the ratio of the blood pressure at the ankle to the blood pressure in the upper arm (brachium).
The process of introducing catheters into veins or arteries, then into either the left or right side of the heart.
This is a branch of cardiology that focuses on catheter-based treatment of structural heart diseases, including angioplasty and stent.
A specialty branch of physiology concerned with the study, diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders.
A procedure used to scar or destroy a small area of tissue in the heart that is causing abnormal rhythm.
A generator is placed on the left side of the chest, attached to a wire guided through a blood vessel to the heart.
This is a pager-sized device placed into the heart ventricles to help your heart keep beating effectively.
The lead tip of this specialized pacemaker is implanted and attached to the heart, helping heart failure patients.
Lead extraction through the femoral or subclavian vein.
Admission to the hospital with a doctor’s order based on need of emergent, time-sensitive services.
Quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to complications like stroke, blood clots, heart failure and other heart-related problems.
Special catheter-guided lasers help free the lead from the surrounding scar tissue.