Cardiology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the heart. Cardiologists are physicians who specialize in cardiology.
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This test utilizes ultrasound waves to record two-dimensional moving images of the heart chambers and valves. This test will detect abnormal chamber size, altered wall motion, and abnormal flow of blood through the heart.
Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE): This test allows your doctor to record images of your heart from inside your esophagus, or food pipe. These images help your doctor identify and treat problems such as infection, disease, or defects in your hearts walls or valves.
Nuclear Myocardial Imaging
This test will utilize agents, which are injected into the blood stream and accumulate in the heart muscle to assess heart blood flow. This test gives your doctor information about your heart when you exercise and when you rest. Some of these tests are Thallium, Stress Test, Cardiolite Stress Test, and Sestamibi Stress Test.
The ECG tells the electrical activity of your heart.
Stress ECG/EKG: The stress test, also known as treadmill test, is conducted while you exercise on a treadmill or stationary bicycle. This test measures your hearts health under the stress of physical activity. A cardiologist or your physician will evaluate the results.
This is a device you wear 24-48 hours. It is connected to your body by electrodes. You will need to record your daily activity and any symptoms in a logbook. This information and the reading on the monitor will tell your physician if your heart is beating irregularly.
Nutrition is very important for all people in the prevention of and the treatment for heart disease. Grandview Medical Center has a registered dietician that will develop a healthy eating plan designed for meeting the needs of each individual.
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