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Use these links to jump directly to your topic of interest in Cardiovascular:

Heart Diseases: Angina | Arrhythmia | Congenital Heart Disease | Coronary Artery Disease | Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) | Heart Failure | Heart Inflammation & Infection | Heart Muscle Disease (Cardiomyopathy) | Heart Valve Diseases | Other Heart Disorders

Vascular Diseases: Aneurysms | Aortic Disease | Functional Arterial Disease | Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) | Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) | Inflammatory Vascular Disease (Vasculitis) | Occlusive Arterial Disease | Stroke | Vascular Lesions | Venous Disease

Cardiovascular Disease Treatment: Complementary & Alternative Therapy | Medication | Rehabilitation | Surgery | Heart Transplantation

Other Topics: General Cardiovascular | Heart Disease in Women | Anatomy | Cholesterol | Diagnostic Procedures | Homocysteine

Cardiovascular System Diagnostic Procedures

(Jump to: Overviews | Cardiac Catheterization | Laboratory Tests | Electrical Activity Monitoring | Imaging Procedures | Nuclear Medicine Procedures | Stress Tests | Ultrasound Procedures | Vascular Diagnostics | Other Procedures )

Tests for Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Diagnostic Tests and Procedures:Texas Heart Institute
Diagnosing and Evaluating Heart Disease in Children:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Cardiac Catheterization
Cardiac Catheterization:NHLBI
Cardiac Catheterization:Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Electrical Activity Monitoring
Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG):Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Exercise Electrocardiogram:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Signal-Averaged Electrocardiogram:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Electrophysiological Studies:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Holter and Event Monitors:NHLBI

Imaging Procedures
Angiography:Texas Heart Institute
Coronary Angiography:NHLBI
Calcium Scan
Coronary Calcium Scan:NHLBI
CT or CAT Scan
Cardiac CT:NHLBI
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Chest:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Heart:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
PET Scan
Heart PET Scan:MedlinePlus

Laboratory Tests
BNP and NT-proBNP:Lab Tests Online
Cardiac Biomarkers:Lab Tests Online
C-Reactive Protein:Lab Tests Online
High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein:Lab Tests Online
Homocysteine:Lab Tests Online
Cystatin C:Lab Tests Online
Lipid Profile:Lab Tests Online
Lp(a):Lab Tests Online
PT (Prothrombin Time) and INR:Lab Tests Online

Nuclear Medicine Procedures
Gated Blood Pool Scan (MUGA):Texas Heart Institute
Myocardial Perfusion Scan, Resting and Stress:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Nuclear Heart Scan:NHLBI
Nuclear Adenosine Stress Test:Cleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute
Nuclear (Thalium) Stress Test:Texas Heart Institute
Radionuclide Angiogram, Resting:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Radionuclide Angiogram, Resting and Exercise:Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Stress Tests
Stress Testing:NHLBI
Exercise Echocardiogram:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Exercise Electrocardiogram:Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Ultrasound Procedures
Echocardiogram:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Carotid Ultrasound:NHLBI
Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram;Stanford University Medical Center
Intravascular Ultrasound:Texas Heart Institute
Transesophageal Echocardiogram:Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Vascular Diagnostics
Vascular Studies:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Venogram:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Venous Ultrasound (of Extremities):Radiological Society of North America

Other Procedures
Tilt Table Procedure:Stanford Hospital & Clinics

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