Diagnostics for Heart & Vascular Care at Community Medical Center Long Beach

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Cardiac MRI)

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.

Type:
Imaging

Cardiac Nuclear Study

Cardiac nuclear study is a painless exam that uses radioactive tracers to capture images of the heart and vascular system.

Type:
Imaging

Chest X-Ray

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.

Type:
Imaging

Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA)

Computed tomography angiography is an exam that uses a contrast (dye) that is placed into the blood stream so that vessels in the body can be seen when an internal image is taken.

Type:
Imaging

Digital Echocardiography

Echocardiography, also known as an echocardiogram and echo test, is a painless test that uses sound waves, ultrasound, to produce images of your heart—showing its size, structure and motion.

Type:
Imaging

Electrocardiogram (EKG)

An electrocardiogram, better known as an EKG, is a noninvasive diagnostic test that uses electrodes to record the electrical activity of the heart while active and at rest.

Type:
Monitoring

Holter Monitoring

Holter monitoring—also known as ambulatory electrocardiography (EKG)—is a battery-operated, portable device that measures and records the heart’s electrical activity.

Type:
Monitoring

Stress Test

A stress test helps determine how the heart functions during exercise to diagnose coronary artery disease, heart-related conditions, and to examine the effectiveness of heart treatments.

Type:
Monitoring