The International Heart Institute offers specialized cardiac imaging services which provide information related to the structure and function of the heart. Cardiac imaging techniques are non-invasive and easier to perform than invasive procedures and often are used to help diagnose and treat heart disease.
It is important to understand that not all individuals benefit from these imaging studies, and your cardiologist will be able to determine the best approach to diagnose your particular problem.
The most common cardiac imaging tests ordered include the following:
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology.