The first step to successful treatment and recovery is a precise, prompt diagnosis. At Sentara, we use state-of-the-art tools as part of a comprehensive evaluation to accurately diagnose your heart condition. Your doctor will decide which heart tests you need based on your medical history, risk factors and symptoms. Common heart tests include:
This noninvasive imaging test is also called a heart scan or coronary calcium scan. It provides pictures of arteries to check for calcium deposits. Deposits are an early sign of coronary artery disease. This heart scan also determines your risk for having a heart attack.