How Is Cardiomyopathy Diagnosed?
Your doctor will diagnose cardiomyopathy based on your medical and family histories, a physical exam, and the results from one or more tests: blood test, chest x ray, electrocardiogram (EKG), Holter and event monitors, echocardiography, stress testing, and genetic testing. To confirm a diagnosis or prepare for surgery, additional procedures may include cardiac catheterization, coronary angiography, and myocardial biopsy.
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- SourceUrl: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/4047
- Syndication ID: 4035
- Language: English
- Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
- Date Content Published: Friday, October 23, 2015 at 12:00 PM
- Date Syndication Captured: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 01:12 PM
- Date Syndication Updated: Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 12:02 AM
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