Heart diseases are the primary killer in the U. S. Blood tests and heart health tests can aid locate cardiovascular disease or identify issues that can lead to heart diseases. There are numerous different types of heart health tests. Heart catheterization is a medical procedure used to diagnose and treat some heart conditions. The doctor can use the catheter to: Do a coronary angiography. This involves placing a special type of color in the catheter, so the color can flow through your bloodstream to your heart. The color permits your doctor to see your coronary arteries on the x-ray, and to check for coronary artery disease. A heart CT check is a painless imaging test that uses x-rays to take detailed photos of your heart and its blood vessels. The CT scanner is a large, tunnel-like machine. You lie still on a table which moves you into the scanner, and the scanner takes the photos for about 15 mins.
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