Cardiovascular examination with electrocardiogram (EKG) and Color Doppler echocardiogram
The cardiovascular examination is a medical examination in which a cardiologist assesses the cardiovascular system health.
This examination has a fundamental role in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the main cardiovascular diseases:
- congenital heart defect
- ischemic heart disease
- valvular heart defect
- pulmonary hypertension
- heart failure
The cardiovascular examination has no contraindications.
The cardiovascular examination has no risks.
The execution of this examination does not include preparation rules.
Please bring all your medications or a list of them with doses to your appointment.
The cardiovascular examination consists of the following phases:
- collection of patient anamnesis
- physical examination of the cardiovascular system
- execution of electrocardiogram (EKG)
- execution of transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)
Additional diagnostic tests may be required.