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    Tests for Heart Disease

    The following are some of the tests used to evaluate heart disease:

    Angioplasty and Stents

    Cardiac Blood Pool Scan

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    Cardiac Catheterization

    Chest X-Ray

    Cholesterol Tests

    C-Reactive Protein

    Doppler Ultrasound

    Echocardiogram

    ECG (EKG or Electrocardiogram)

    Electron Beam (Ultrafast) CT scan

    Electrophysiology Testing

    HDL Cholesterol

    Head-Up Tilt Table Test

    Homocysteine

    LDL Cholesterol

    MRI

    Myocardial Biopsy

    Stress Tests

    Total Cholesterol

    Triglycerides

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by James Beckerman, MD, FACC on July 11, 2014

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