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Diagnostics and Testing

Our expert physicians, nurses and support staff, at both New Milford Hospital and Danbury Hospital’s Praxair Regional Heart and Vascular Center, are serious about their roles in supporting the heart health of everyone in our community.

Your doctor will advise you on the screening and diagnostic tests that you may need:

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