Sutter Davis Hospital
Electrocardiograms (EKG) Resting EKG - resting assessment of electrical activity of the heart
Signal Averaged EKG - Quick assessment of a patient’s risk for ventricular tachycardia.
Exercise Stress Test - Treadmill stress evaluation of a patient’s risk for heart disease.
Echocardiography - pediatric and adult services
- Resting Echo - Summary of a patient’s cardiac structure and function
- Stress Echo - Evaluates the heart under stress. This study can be performed with exercise stress or a pharmacological stress.
Myocardial Perfusion Study (Nuclear Stress) - Nuclear isotope is used as a tracer to assess blood flow to the heart. This can be accomplished in combination with a treadmill test or medication stressor.
Ambulatory Blood Pressure - Monitor a patient’s blood pressure response over a 24 hour period. Assess the effectiveness of the patient’s current treatment plan, evaluate new symptoms or monitor medication changes with this new service.
Pulmonary Stress Testing
- Simple - Evaluate airway reactivity to exercise and the effects on simple spirometry.
- Complex - Full evaluation of cardiovascular fitness, as well as gas exchange during exercise.
Pulmonary Function Testing - Evaluate symptoms, diagnose the presence of lung disease, and monitor current therapies.
Electroencephalograms (EEGs) - Measure brain electrical activity in relation to symptoms or current therapies