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Common Diagnostic Heart Tests in Wichita, KS

We invite you to read more about a few common tests and techniques we use to help diagnose your child and help us put a complete action plan together for quick, effective treatment. 

Electrocardiogram 

  • An ECG records the electrical activity

Exercise Stress Test

  • Used to determine if your heart receives enough oxygen and proper blood flow when it needs it most, such as when you are exercising

Echocardiogram

  • An ECHO uses sound waves to take a moving picture of the heart and heart valves

Cardiac Catheterization

  • A cath uses a thin, flexible tube that is moved through the blood vessels into the heart
  • Dye may be used to get a clear picture of the heart and aorta
  • Can be used to correct narrowing

Magnetic Resonance Imaging 

  • An MRI creates clear, detailed pictures of the heart
  • It is used to show any narrowing that may be present and the size of the heart