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Testing for Heart Disease

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No single test can diagnose coronary heart disease (CHD). If your doctor thinks you have CHD, he or she may recommend one or more of the following tests: electrocardiogram (EKG), stress test, echocardiography, chest x-ray, blood testing, electron-beam computed tomography, or coronary angiography.

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A TEE - Trans Esophageal Echocardiogram is a special ultrasound test for examining the heart in greater detail.An echocardiogram is an ultrasound of the heart.  Most people are familiar with ultrasound.  Women who are pregnant generally get an ultrasound to look at the fetus.  We know that high quality pictures of the baby, pictures that can…

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