An invasive imaging procedure that allows your doctor to evaluate your heart function.
An invasive imaging procedure that involves inserting a catheter into a blood vessel in the arm or leg, and guiding it to the carotid arteries with the aid of a special x-ray machine.
An invasive X-ray imaging procedure used to detect the presence of
narrowing or blockage (atherosclerosis) in the carotid arteries.
An invasive procedure that records the electrical activity of your heart.
An invasive procedure, performed along with cardiac catheterization; a miniature sound probe (transducer) on the tip of a coronary catheter is threaded through the coronary arteries and, using high-frequency sound waves, produces detailed images of the interior walls of the arteries.
An invasive procedure that involves using a bioptome (a small catheter with a grasping device on the end) to obtain a small piece of heart muscle tissue that is sent to a laboratory for analysis.
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