Cardiac catheterization is a procedure used to diagnose and treat cardiovascular conditions. During cardiac catheterization, a long thin tube called a catheter is inserted in an artery or vein in your groin, neck or arm and threaded through your blood vessels to your heart.
What is an Electrocardiogram (ECG) test?
An ECG test helps your doctor determine if your heart is functioning normally. A resting ECG is a recording of the electrical impulses of the heart as the impulses reach the body surface.
Heart ultrasound provides your doctor with moving images of your heart and takes excellent pictures that will help your doctor evaluate your heart health. The most common type of heart ultrasound is non-invasive and very easy on the patient.
What is a Treadmill Test (Exercise Stress Test)?
This examination can provide information on whether your heart has a blood supply and oxygen from the circulation during physical stress that may not appear on the ECG at rest.