Non-Invasive Tests and Procedures

Updated:Sep 16,2016

Learn more about common tests you may need to take.

(Also known as Electrocardiography)

What the Test Does
Records the electrical activity of the heart including the timing and duration of each electrical phase in your heartbeat.

Reason for Test

  • Determines that a heart attack has occurred.
  • Helps predict if a heart attack is developing.
  • Monitors changes in heart rhythm.
Learn more about electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG).

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This content was last reviewed July 2015.