Many heart and vascular conditions are difficult to diagnose in a single medical examination. After your doctor listens to your description of symptoms, does a complete physical exam and reviews your medical history, he/she may refer you to one of our Aurora labs for additional tests.
To protect your health, your Aurora doctor will always try to use the most minimally invasive tests possible. These may include ultrasounds and procedures involving tiny incisions rather than major surgery.
We use more invasive, or internal-body tests, only when necessary to get a clear and accurate diagnosis of your heart or vascular condition. These tests could include cardiac catheterizations, carotid angiographies and more. You may need to have anesthesia for these more complex tests.
With Aurora Health Care, you have access to some of the best-equipped labs and most thorough, caring diagnosticians in the country. We offer:
Your doctor will determine which tests can best help us diagnose your condition and develop a treatment plan. Aurora’s heart and vascular diagnostic tests generally fall into these categories: