Tests and Procedures

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair is done to treat an aneurysm. An aneurysm is a bulging, weak spot in the aorta that may be at risk for rupturing. In this case, the aneurysm is in part of the aorta that is in the abdomen.
Amputation
An amputation is the surgical removal of a all or part of an arm or leg due to injury, infection, or injury.
Angioplasty and Stent Placement for the Heart
Angioplasty, also called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), is a procedure used to open blocked coronary arteries (caused by coronary artery disease) and restore blood flow to the heart muscle without open-heart surgery.
Atrial Septal Defect Transcatheter Repair for Children
Atrial septal defect (ASD) transcatheter closure is a procedure to fix a hole in the atrial septum. Read on to learn more about this procedure.
Alcohol Septal Ablation
Alcohol septal ablation is a minimally invasive procedure for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a condition in which your heart muscle is abnormally thick. The purpose of the procedure is to decrease your symptoms and to reduce future complications.
Ankle Brachial Index Test
The ankle brachial index, or ABI, is a simple test that compares the blood pressure in the upper and lower limbs. It is one way to detect peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
Anomalous Coronary Artery Intervention
Anomalous coronary artery intervention is a type of procedure to correct a problem with the coronary artery. Read on to learn more about this procedure.
Aortic Valve Replacement: Minimally Invasive
A minimally invasive aortic valve replacement is a surgery to replace a badly working aortic valve with an artificial valve. The aortic valve is one of the heart's four valves. The valves help blood flow through the heart's 4 chambers and out to your body normally. The surgery is called &
Aortic Valve Replacement: Open
An open, invasive aortic valve replacement is a surgery to replace a poorly working aortic valve with an artificial valve. An open, invasive aortic valve replacement is a surgery to replace a poorly working aortic valve with an artificial valve.&
Arm Care After a Stroke
Many people who have a stroke are left with problems with one of their arms. Proper arm care after a stroke can help treat these problems with your arm. It can also help prevent new problems from starting. Arm care after a stroke includes techniques such as proper positioning.