Diagnostic Cardiac Testing


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The Cardiac Diagnostic Center is accredited by the by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Nuclear/Pet, Echocardiography and Vascular testing.

Our Services

Diagnostic Services include:

Echocardiogram – provides information about the structure of the heart, valves, and strength of the heart muscle

Transesophageal echocardiogram – an internal ultrasound of the heart's structures

Stress testing  ­­- there are three types of stress testing:

  • Treadmill only, which determines exercise ability and symptoms with exercise
  • Treadmill with nuclear imaging, which helps to assess blood flow to the heart
  • Pharmacological testing with nuclear imaging for patients who can't use a treadmill

Carotid ultrasound - shows whether plaque has built up in carotid arteries as well as the narrowing of the arteries (carotid stenosis)

MUGA Scan - evaluates the function of the right and left ventricles of the heart

Holter/Event/Loop monitoring – worn by a patient for 24 hours to identify/record any symptoms

Coumadin Clinic

All tests are interpreted and review by board certified physicians.

Our People

Diagnostic cardiac testing is performed by a team of qualified, highly skilled professionals including:

  • Cardiac Specialty Registered Nurses
  • Cardiac Medical Assistants
  • Nuclear Technologists who are Board-Certified by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB)
  • Echocardiographers who are registered by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
  • Board certified cardiologist available during testing
  • Medical directors in nuclear and echocardiography from Cardiology Associates