What heart tests are used for children?

The common tests that are used in diagnosing heart disease in children are listed below. These same tests are used for adult patients who may have undiagnosed congenital heart disease and for adults who acquire heart disease later in life.
  • Echocardiogram
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Cardiac Catheterization/Angiogram
  • CT/MRI
  • Exercise/Stress Testing
  • Electrophysiology (EP) Study (Ablation Procedure)
  • Pulse Oximetry Screening

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