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Diagnosing and Evaluating Heart Disease in Children

Diagnosing and evaluating heart disease in children can be complex and requires clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional. Listed in the directory below are some means by which heart disease in children is evaluated and diagnosed, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Physical Examination

Blood Tests

Chest X-Ray

EKG / ECG

Holter Monitoring

Exercise (EKG / ECG) Testing for Children

Tilt Table Evaluation

Echocardiography

Transesophageal Echocardiography

Fetal Echocardiography

CT (Computed Tomography) Scan

Ultrafast / Electron Beam CT Scan

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Cardiac Catheterization

Diagnosing and Evaluating Heart Disease in Children - WellSpan Health

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