A PET scan of the heart is a noninvasive nuclear imaging test. It uses radioactive tracers (called radionuclides) to produce pictures of your heart.
A Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) is a procedure in which a physician utilizes a small balloon catheter (flexible plastic tube) to open up a blockage in an artery that supplies blood to the heart muscle.
Your cardiologist may recommend surgically implanting a wireless cardiac monitor called a loop recorder, which continuously records your heart’s rhythm for up to three years.
Venous ablation is a treatment procedure to help regulate blood flow by heating or freezing certain veins.
Mobile Cardiac Telemetry is when a monitor is placed on a patient to transmit the heartbeat patterns remotely and in real-time.
The term angina pectoris or angina is used to describe chest pain or discomfort, often felt like a pressure or a squeezing sensation in the chest.
Valvular heart disease is when any valve in the heart has damage or is diseased. There are several causes of valve disease.
Atrial fibrillation, or Afib, is an irregular, rapid heart rate. This can be caused by an overactive thyroid gland or other metabolic imbalance.
Venous insufficiency occurs most often in the legs and, less commonly, in other parts of the body.