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Electrocardiogram (ECG)

To find out how well your heart is working, your doctor may ask you to have an electrocardiogram (ECG). Learn more about it and why you may need an ECG.

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Angiogram

An angiogram is a test used to help detect abnormal blood vessels, clots and other problems. Learn more about angiograms including what to expect.

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Should I be tested for heart disease?

Understanding your risk of heart disease can help you take steps to reduce your risk and protect your heart. Find out more about heart disease risks and how heart disease tests are carried out.

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Pericarditis

Pericarditis is inflammation of the thin sheath around your heart. It can lead to problems ranging from swelling to a serious drop in blood pressure.

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Long QT syndrome

Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is a disorder of the heart's electrical system that can cause fast, chaotic heartbeats, called arrhythmias.

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Cardiac enzymes

Cardiac enzyme tests can check whether the heart muscle is damaged, and indicate if a person has had a heart attack.

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Heart failure diagnosis

There are a number of common symptoms of heart failure or chronic heart failure. If your doctor thinks you may have heart failure, you will probably need to have tests to find out more.

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Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (when part of the heart ‘quivers’ rather than beating normally) could lead to a stroke. Know the symptoms and decrease your risk.

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Heart murmur

Heart murmurs are extra sounds made by the heart. Some heart murmurs are serious, some are not — here's what you need to know.

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Noonan syndrome

Children with Noonan syndrome may have odd facial features, restricted growth and heart defects, but most, with therapy, go on to lead normal lives.

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