Your doctor may order or perform some of the following procedures as part of your evaluation:

Office Procedures

  • Nuclear Stress Test (Myocardial Perfusion Testing)
  • Echocardiogram, Stress echo
  • Routine Stress Test
  • Holter monitoring (24-hour continuous ECG)
  • 30 day event monitor
  • Pacemaker evaluation and follow-up
  • Peripheral Vascular Testing
  • Transesophageal echocardiography

Hospital Procedures

  • Atrial septal defect closure
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Cardiac Resynchronization therapy (biventricular pacemaker) for Advance Congestive Heart Failure
  • Angioplasty (PTCA)
  • Tilt testing
  • Stent placement
  • Implantable cardiac defibrillator

If any of these procedures are ordered, a nurse or your cardiologist will explain all aspects of the testing to you. If you or your family have questions, please ask us. We want you to understand the procedure and your options.