Cardiology Services

Cardiology Services offered at Palmetto Cardiology Associates

  • Nuclear Stress Testing

    Nuclear Stress Testing

    Nuclear stress testing is a way to determine if the heart muscle is getting the blood supply it needs. It also helps find out how well the heart is working. A nuclear stress test lets doctors see pictures of your heart while you are resting …

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  • Echocardiograms, Stress Echos

    Echocardiograms, Stress Echos

    Echocardiography uses ultrasound waves to produce an image of the heart to see how it is functioning. Depending on the type of echocardiography test used, doctors can learn about the size, shape, and movement of the heart muscle. Some tests are made while the body …

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  • Vascular Imaging

    Vascular Imaging

    Vascular imaging is ultrasound imaging of the body’s veins and arteries to rule out blockages that can cause strokes. The ultrasound waves produce precise medical images and measurements allowing doctors a clear picture of blood flow through various vessels in the body.

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  • Heart Rhythm, "PM, ICD"

    Heart Rhythm, “PM, ICD”

    Pacemaker “PM” and Implantable Cardiac Device “ICD”, also known as Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator, are small electronic tools used to correct abnormal heart rhythm. Your doctor might have suggested one if you have had at least one bout of abnormal heart rhythm. When the heart’s own …

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  • Blood Clot Testing, "PT, INR"

    Blood Clot Testing, “PT, INR”

    Before having any surgery your doctor may order blood tests to determine how quickly your blood clots, known as a coagulation study. A PT test may also be ordered when a patient who is not taking anti-coagulant drugs has signs or symptoms of a bleeding …

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