Medical History and Physical Examination: Check for the presence of risk factors, such as high blood pressure, coronary artery disease or diabetes. Examine the neck veins and check for fluid buildup in abdomen and legs.
- Blood tests: Of kidney, liver and thyroid functions and other indicators
- Chest X-ray
- Echocardiogram measures the ejection fraction which helps classify heart failure and guide treatment.
- Stress test measures how heart and blood vessels respond to exertion. You may walk on a treadmill or pedal a stationary bike or a six minute walk test that measures the ability of heart and lungs to take in oxygen and breathe out carbon dioxide.
- Cardiac Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- Coronary Angiogram
If you need cardiac or medial assistance please scheduled an appointment with Dr. Dhiren Shah, the best cardiac surgeon in Gujarat immediately. Dr. Dhiren Shah is available at CIMS Hospital in Ahmedabad daily.