14 Types of Heart Tests and What they Mean?

Author:- Mr. Ritesh Sharma
There are many different types of heart tests that are performed on patients to detect several heart abnormalities. Some of these tests are non-invasive and involve checking different facets of the heart, such as its electrical activity, heart rate, etc. On the other hand, other tests are invasive and give a vivid picture of the heart to detect the abnormalities closely. All of these types of heart tests are important in some way or the other. They provide instant screening of the heart or an elaborate screening to detect heart abnormalities closely.

In this blog, we have curated 14 types of heart tests that are done by healthcare professionals when you encounter any symptoms of heart problems, such as chest pain, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, etc. So, learn about these tests and find some education in the field of cardiology.

14 Types Of Heart Tests
The 14 types of heart tests that we will discuss in this blog are- Electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG), Stress Test, Echocardiogram, Holter Monitor, Cardiac MRI, Cardiac CT Scan, Coronary Angiography, Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE), Nuclear Stress Test, Cardia Catheterization, Carotid Ultrasound, Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI), Electrophysiology Study (EPS) and Biomarker Tests.