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January 12, 2016
Learn what you can expect if you need an echocardiogram, a common test doctors use to diagnose and monitor heart problems.
Medically Reviewed by Heart and Vascular Institute
Categorized as: Heart and Vascular Health
Tagged with: blood clot, cardiac imaging, cardiomyopathy, chest pain, echocardiogram, electrocardiogram, heart, heart attack, heart disease, heart screening, heart surgery, heart test, heart valve disease
Article - 4 Minute Read
January 10, 2016
Learn about the symptoms of heart-related conditions, the different cardiac imaging tests, and how they are used for detecting potential heart problems.
Tagged with: blood pressure, blood test, cholesterol, echocardiogram, EKG, electrocardiogram, heart, heart problem, heart symptoms, heart tests, holter monitor test, nuclear stress test, stress test
April 7, 2015
Learn more about how to prepare for your upcoming heart procedure and discover a breakdown of the timeline leading up to surgery.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC
Tagged with: Coughing, electrocardiogram, health care team, heart, heart surgery, preparing for heart surgery, quit smoking, x-ray
March 26, 2014
An EKG or electrocardiogram measures the electrical activity in your heart. Learn about the test, what it measures, and steps to take after your test.
Tagged with: chest pain, coronary artery disease, diagnostic exam, EKG, electrocardiogram, heart disease, Heart Health