med terms cardiovascular

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  1. Echocardiography
    Ultrasound directing ultrasonic waves through chest wall to obtain information of the heart function
  2. Treadmill stress test
    EKG monitors patient who is walking on an inclined treadmill
  3. Cardiac catherization
    Invasive test to diagnose cardiovascular disease.
  4. CPK
    Test that assess heart damage

    used to be called Creatine Phosphokinase
  5. lipoprotiens
    protiens that transport lipids in the blood.
  6. PET
    (position emission tomography)

    helpful in examining blood flow in the heart & blood vessels
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