Cardiovascular Imaging and Diagnostic Services

A full range of advanced imaging and diagnostic imaging services are available at several sites including Fairview Southdale Hospital and University of Minnesota Medical Center. These services offer your physician a detailed view of the heart to allow the most accurate diagnosis. Services include:

Cardiac catheterization and intervention
  • Diagnostic heart angiography
  • Percutaneous coronary intervention
    • Coronary angioplasty
    • Coronary stenting
    • Rotational atherectomy
    • Thrombectomy
  • Heart valve assessment
    • Valvuloplasty
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    • Percutaneous septal ablation
  • Pulmonary hypertension
    • Hemodynamic study and vasodilator challenge
Cardiac electrophysiology studies
  • Tilt testing
  • Atril fibrillation and flutter
  • Supraventricular tachycardia
  • Ventricular tachycardia

Heart computerized tomography (CT)
  • Coronary angiography
  • Calcium score
  • Heart structure and function

Echocardiography (ECHO)
  • Transthoracic echocardiography
    • 2D and 3D
  • Stress-test echocardiogram
    • Exercise
    • Dobutamine (drug)
  • Tissue doppler
  • Transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE)
  • Intracardiac echo (ICEO)
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Heart structure and function
  • Heart blood flow
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Heart viability

Nuclear cardiology
  • Nuclear stress testing
  • Heart function

Stress tests
  • Echocardiogram stress tests
  • Nuclear stress tests
  • MRI stress tests  
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