Tests used to diagnose and guide treatment of cardiovascular disease will be a core part of your journey as a cardiovascular patient. This is true whether you first receive tests
- to understand your risk for serious events such as a heart attack or stroke,
- to identify the cause of symptoms that are bothering you, or
- as part of emergency treatment.
Knowing what kinds of tests you may undergo and how those tests work can help reduce stress in a time when you may find yourself facing many new questions. Follow the links below to find out what you can expect as you work with your care team to keep your cardiovascular system as healthy as possible.