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Diagnostic and medical procedures

Ambulatory Electrocardiography Evaluates cardiac rhythm,efficacy of medications, and pacemake function
Angiography Shows the location of plaques inthe cornoary arteries and the extent of occlusion
bronchoscopy Allows to visualize the brochial tree for tumors, bronchitis, foreign bodiese,a nd bleeding
Cardiac Catheterization Evaluates narrowing or ccclusion of the coronary arteries and measure blood pressure in the heart and oxygen int he blood
Computed Tomography (CT scan0 uses an x-ray to create pictures of the organ and surrounding structures.
Echocardiography uses sound waves to evaluate the functioning of the heart in real time
Fluoroscopy A continuous x-ray that shows the heart and lungs
Invasive hemodynamic monitoring Continous monitoring of cardiovasuclar status is perfomred by intraarterial lines that measure pressure, volume, and temperature
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Uses a magnetic field to create 3-d images of the heart and blood vessels to assess the size and function of the chambers, thickness and movement of the walls, extenet of damage cause by heart attact or heart disease
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