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CP Diagnostic Proced

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Radiologic examination of blood vessels injected with a contrast medium. Can show the location of plaques in the coronary arteries and the extent of occlulsion Angiogrqphy
Direct visualization of the bronchial tree. can identify tumors, bronchitis, foreign bodies, and bleeding. Bronchoscopy
Uses sound waves to examine and visualize the structuer and function of the carotid arteries. Screen for blockages and to evaluate the placement of a stent. Carotid Ultrasound
Used to visualize the location, size, and shape of the heart, lungs, blood vessels, ribs, and bones of the spine. Chest radiography
uses an x-ray machine that rotates around a patient lying on a bable. Allow pictures of the coronary arteries to be taken without catherterization Computed tomography CT Scan
Uses high frequency sound waves to evaluate the functioning of the heart via real time images. Determines size and function of the ventricles, thickness of the septums, and function of the walls, valves, and chambers of the heart Echocardiography
Evaluates the rhythm or electrical conduction abnormalities of teh heart using 3-5 catheters inserted into a blood vessel and threaded to the heart. electrophysiologic testing
a continuous x-ray that shows the heart and lungs. Replaced by echocardiography. fluoroscopy
Radionuclide stress test and nuclear stress test that shows how well the heart muscle is perfused at rest and under exercise stress. Myocardial perfusion imaging
creates a graphic record, or phonocardiogram, of the sounds produced by the heart and great vessels. Detects S3 and S4 heart sounds and diagnosis of heart failure. phonocardiography
examination of the lung surfaces, pleura, and pleural space using small video camera inserted between the ribs. pleuroscopy
A small amount of radioactive material is injected. the radioactive material tends to accumulate in areas with high levels of chemical activity corresponding to areas of disease. Evaluates for heart disease and cancer. Positron Emission Tomography PET
Removal of fluid from the pleural space with a needle for microbiologic and cytologic studies. venography
Lung scan. Uses small amounts of radioactive material to study airflow and blood flow within the lungs. Used to diagnosis PE Ventilation-perfusion scan
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