Abdominal ultrasound is a painless exam that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture images of internal views of the stomach and nearby blood vessels.
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Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) is a battery-operated, portable device that can be attached to your belt.
The Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) test is performed by measuring blood pressure at the ankle and in the arm while a person is at rest.
Arterial duplex scan is a painless exam that uses high-frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to capture internal images of the major arteries in the arms, legs and neck.
Cardiac catheterization is a specialized X-ray exam used to look inside the arteries and chambers of the heart in adults, infants and children.
Computed tomography (CT scan) technology uses X–rays and complex computers to create cross–sectional "slice" images of the body.
30-Day cardiac event monitoring—also known as ambulatory electrocardiography (EKG)—uses a battery-operated, portable device similar to a holter monitor to measure and record the heart’s electrical activity.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a diagnostic test that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to provide pictures of the heart and blood vessels inside the body.
Cardiac nuclear study is a painless exam that uses radioactive tracers to capture images of the heart and vascular system.
Carotid ultrasound is a painless and harmless test to look for disease in the two main blood vessels that provide blood flow to the brain.
Cerebral Angiography is a minimally invasive medical test that uses x-rays and an iodine-containing contrast material to produce pictures of blood vessels in the brain.
A chest X-ray is a black and white image of the chest area which shows the heart, lungs and bones of the rib cage.