Patient Education: Videos (Heart Diagnostic)

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Stress Echocardiogram

Stress Echocardiogram

An echocardiogram is a painless, harmless test that uses high frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to examine the heart’s anatomy and function

Stress Nuclear Study

Stress Nuclear Study

A cardiac (heart) nuclear study is a test that uses a small dose of radioactive solution to track blood flow to the heart muscle, and to evaluate heart function.

Cardiac MRI

Cardiac MRI

A cardiac MRI (CMR) test is an evaluation of your heart using a specialized MRI camera. The test provides a very accurate assessment of your heart's structure and function, as well as an evaluation of the status of the major blood vessels within your chest.

Adenosine Stress Test

Adenosine Stress Test

Stress testing provides your doctor with information about how your heart works during physical stress. During an Adenosine stress test, you are given a medicine to make your heart work harder while heart tests are performed.

Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram

Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram

Dobutamine echocardiogram is a painless, harmless test that uses a dobutamine infusion to mimic the effect of exercise on your heart.

Dobutamine Stress Nuclear Study

Dobutamine Stress Nuclear Study

This test uses a small dose of radioactive solution to track heart function while using a dobutamine infusion to mimic the effect of exercise on your heart.

 

Looking at the Heart
Looking at the Heart

An example of the images generated by CTA. Narrated by Dr. Harvey Hecht of The Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York.