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Patent Ductus Arteriosus tests
Patent Ductus Arteriosus

Tests could include:

  • An electrocardiogram is a painless test that measures your heart's electrical activity. Your doctor may order this test if they think you have a heart problem.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An echocardiogram test uses sound waves to produce live images of your heart. It's used to monitor your heart function. Learn more about what to expect.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it can help spot abnormalities or diseases of the airways, blood vessels, bones, and heart.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A heart MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) uses magnets and radio waves to create an image of your heart and nearby blood vessels, without a surgical incision.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A CT scan is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of the body. Learn why a CT scan is performed and what to expect during a CT scan.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your doctor may order an ultrasound if you're experiencing pain, swelling, or other symptoms that require an internal view of your organs. Learn more.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cardiac catheterization is a procedure used to evaluate heart function and diagnose heart conditions. Learn about the procedure and its uses.
    Source:HLCMS
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