Christie Clinic’s cardiology specialists diagnose and treat diseases of the heart and blood vessels using cardiac diagnostic exams and testing for common cardiovascular conditions, such as:

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart valve disorders
  • Irregular heart rhythms (cardiac arrhythmias)
  • Congestive heart failure

Screening, invasive and noninvasive testing and therapeutic procedures used by the Christie Clinic Department of Cardiology include:

  • Echocardiograms
  • Electrocardiographic stress tests
  • 24-hour Holter monitors
  • Signal-averaging electrocardiograms
  • Standard, nuclear, and echocardiographic stress tests
  • Diagnostic cardiac catheterizations
  • Endomyocardial biopsies
  • Percutaneous balloon angioplasties
  • Coronary atherectomies
  • Intracoronary stent placements