Test & Procedures

Cardiac Ablation Procedures

Cardiac ablation is a procedure that is used to scar little areas in your heart that may be involved in your heart rhythm issues. This can avoid the irregular electrical signals or rhythms from moving through the heart. Different names of the procedure are Catheter ablation; Radiofrequency catheter ablation; Cryoablation.

Updated: January 28, 2017 — 11:11 am

Troponin Test

A troponin test measures the levels troponin T or troponin I proteins in the blood. These proteins are launched when the heart muscle has been harmed, such as occurs with a cardiac arrest. The more damage there is to the heart, the greater the quantity of troponin T and I there will remain in the […]

Updated: January 27, 2017 — 1:48 pm

Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Blood Test

The PTH test determines the level of parathyroid hormonal agent in the blood. This test also known as Parathormone; Parathormone (PTH) intact molecule; Intact PTH.

Updated: January 24, 2017 — 4:46 am

Leukocyte Esterase Urine Test

Leukocyte esterase (WBC esterase) is a urine test to search for white blood cells and other signs of infection.

Updated: January 23, 2017 — 3:41 am

CEA Blood Test

The carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) test determines the level of CEA in the blood. CEA is a protein normally found in the tissue of an establishing baby in the womb. The blood level of this protein disappears or ends up being extremely low after birth. In grownups, an abnormal level of CEA might suggest cancer.

Updated: January 22, 2017 — 4:20 pm

Glucose Tolerance Test (Non-pregnant)

The glucose tolerance test is a lab test to inspect how your body breaks down sugar. The test also known as Oral glucose tolerance test – non-pregnant; OGTT – non-pregnant; Diabetes – glucose tolerance test; Diabetic – glucose tolerance test.

Updated: January 22, 2017 — 3:34 pm

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Shoulder arthroscopy is surgery that uses a tiny cam called an arthroscope to take a look at or repair the tissues inside or around your shoulder joint. The arthroscope is placed through a little cut (incision) in your skin.

Updated: January 21, 2017 — 4:11 am

Head MRI: Brain Scanning

Brain MRI Test

A head MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is an imaging test that uses powerful magnets and radio waves to produce pictures of the brain and surrounding nerve tissues.

Updated: February 14, 2017 — 3:57 am

Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction

Blood transfusion reaction

A hemolytic transfusion reaction (also known blood transfusion reaction) is a serious issue that can occur after a blood transfusion. The reaction takes place when the red cell that were provided during the transfusion are destroyed by the person’s body immune system.

Updated: January 15, 2017 — 8:38 am

Creatinine Blood Test: Procedure and Ranges

Creatinine Blood Test

The creatinine blood test (Serum creatinine) measures the level of creatinine in the blood. This test is done to see how well your kidneys are working.

Updated: January 11, 2017 — 2:21 pm
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