A coronary angiography helps locate blocked or malformed arteries. During the
procedure, a special dye is injected into the vessels. Using an x-ray machine
the specialist can see how the dye runs through the blood flow.
This test consists of measuring the heart’s movement and pumping strength with
high-frequency sound waves that return to a monitor as a moving image of the
The electrocardiogram is a test in which 12 electrodes are placed on the chest
to monitor the electrical activity of the heart. This test is used to see how is
working a pacemaker or to diagnose coronary artery disease, or arrhythmias.
Exercise stress test
Exercise stress test involves walking on a treadmill to see how the heart works
under physical activity. During the test, the specialist monitors heart rate,
blood pressure, and breathing.