Heart and Vascular Diagnostics and Testing

Our expert physicians, nurses and support staff are serious about their role in supporting the heart health of everyone in our community. Whether for screening, diagnostic tests or treatment for a heart or valve condition, we provide compassionate care that is personalized to your needs.

Your doctor will advise you on the screening and diagnostic tests that you may need, all of which are available here at Norwalk Hospital. Equipped with advance technology and staffed by compassionate, highly trained medical professionals, we offer comprehensive screening and testing in these areas:

Sometimes called non-invasive cardiology, this is the medical specialty focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of all types of heart disease:

  • Cardiac PET (Positron Emission Tomography)
  • Cardiolite Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Event Monitor
  • Exercise Stress Echo Test
  • Holter Monitor
  • Myocardial Perfusion Stress Test, Cardiolite
  • Nuclear Cardiology Stress Test
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • 3D Echocardiography
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Trans-Esophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)

A medical sub-specialty of cardiology, interventional cardiology focuses on using catheters to diagnose and treat heart disease:

  • Angiogram/Angiography
  • Aortography
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Diagnostic Coronary Angiography
  • Fractional Flow Reserve
  • Hemodynamic Assessment
  • Intra-Vascular Ultrasound
  • Optical Coherence Tomography

A medical sub-specialty of cardiology, electrophysiology focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting and affected by the heart’s electrical system:

  • Diagnostic Electrophysiology Studies
  • LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor

Vascular surgeons have completed specialty training in vascular (care of the veins and arteries) medicine and surgery:

  • Abdominal Aortic Ultrasound
  • Angiogram/Angiography
  • Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) measurement
  • Aortic and Peripheral Artery Ultrasound
  • Aortography
  • AV Fistula Evaluation/Duplex
  • Carotid Angiography
  • Carotid Artery Ultrasound
  • Carotid Duplex
  • Intra-Vascular Ultrasound
  • Peripheral Angiography
  • Renal Artery Ultrasound
  • Transcranial Doppler
  • Vein Mapping
  • Venous Duplex