The doctors with specially trained in diagnosing and treating the conditions of the heart and blood vessels. They perform a physical examination such as checking blood pressure, weight, heart, lungs, and blood vessels and do some tests such as ECG, x-ray, or blood test and some other problems will require more specialized advance tasting to do and cardiologist often recommends to make changes in lifestyle as each patient ‘s has unique case.


Some of the tests recommended by the cardiac specialist are:

  • Cardiac catheterization -A small tube is placed in or near the heart to see how the heart is working and help to relieve blockage.
  • Echocardiogram- An ultrasound wave picture to look the structure and functions of the heart.
  • Ambulatory ECG- A recording the activity to look for abnormal heart rhythms.

The cardiologists are specially knows to do the tests when needed and to manage cardiac emergency and they are specialized in office diagnosis, and also others have skill in cholesterol management or cardiac rehabilitation.

The heart specialists  is a doctor who is specialized in cardiology and measures the functions of the heart and they use a common tests like electrocardiogram to see the heart functions and measures the electrical activity of the heart. This tests gives information about how long the electrical wave takes to pass through the heart and the electrical activity is normal or slow, and by measuring the amount of electrical activity passes through the heart muscle and find out the parts of the heart are too large or overworked, and cardiologist use the chest X-ray to examine the size and shape of the lungs and the heart and the radiation from a chest x-ray is extremely small and cause no long-term side effects.

Cardiac catheterization and angiogram:
It is a procedure that allows the cardiologist to examine the blood pressures and patterns of blood flow in the heart, and the doctors refer not to eat or drink anything before the catheterization. Cardiologist usually perform angiograms during cardiac catheterization, this is done by injecting special fluid, called dye or contrast through the catheter into chamber of the heart or into a blood vessels. It is assured that many studies have been done that no long-term effects in people who cardiac catheterization and angiography.

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