TRANSCRANIAL DOPPLER (TCD) BUBBLE STUDY

What is Transcranial Doppler (TCD) Bubble Study? A Transcranial Doppler (TCD) bubble study is a medical diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to examine the blood flow in the arteries and veins within the brain. After injecting a small amount of bubbles into a vein in the arm, an ultrasound probe (positioned on the head) utilizes sound waves to detect the presence of these bubbles traversing the brain arteries. Normally, these injected bubbles are trapped within the lung and do not … Continued

CARDIOPULMONARY EXERCISE TESTING

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

assesses how well the heart, lungs, and muscles are working individually, and how these systems are working in unison.

coronary artery calcium score

Coronary Calcium Score

Measurement of the amount of calcium in the wall of the coronary arteries

CT CORONARY ANGIOGRAM

CT Coronary Angiogram

Non-invasive form of examining the coronary arteries directly

CORONARY ANGIOGRAM

Coronary Angiogram

An X-ray test that uses contrast dye to study the coronary arteries supplying blood and oxygen to the heart

Cardiac Event Recorder Device

Cardiac Event Recorder

Tape-record a heart’s electrical activity (ECG) when experiencing symptoms.

stress echocardiography

Stress Echocardiogram

Determine how well heart & blood vessels are working under stressful condition

MRI Machine

Cardiac MRI

Diagnose and assess heart diseases and conditions

Cardiac Investigation Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Device

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

Useful for patients with high blood pressure and to monitor boderline hypertension

TILT TABLE TESTING

Tilt Table Testing

A tilt table test, occasionally called upright tilt testing, is a medical procedure often used to diagnose dysautonomia or syncope.