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  • 1. Peripheral Angiogram The American Heart Association explains that a peripheral angiogram is a test that uses X-rays to help your doctor find narrowed or blocked areas in one or more of the arteries that supply blood to your legs. The test is also called a peripheral arteriogram.
  • 2. Cardioversion The American Heart Association explains cardioversion, why people have cardioversion, the risks, preparation and what happens before, during and after this text.
  • 3. Cardiac Event Recorder The American Heart Association explains what a cardiac event monitor is and its uses.
  • 4. Cardiac Computed Tomography (Multidetector CT, or MDCT) The American Heart Association explains Cardiac Computed Tomography, multidetector CT, or MDCT.
  • 5. Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) The American Heart Association explains single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT).
  • 6. Cardiac Catheterization The American Heart Association explains that cardiac catheterization (cardiac cath or heart cath) is a procedure to examine how well your heart is working.
  • 7. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) The American Heart Association explains that Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive test that uses a magnetic field and radiofrequency waves to create detailed pictures of organs and structures inside your body. It can be used to examine your heart and blood vessels, and to identify areas of the brain affected by stroke.
  • 8. Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test The American Heart Association explains a Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test.
  • 9. Electrophysiology Studies (EPS) The American Heart Association explains Electrophysiology Studies (EPS).
  • 10. Radionuclide Ventriculography or Radionuclide Angiography (MUGA Scan) The American Heart Association explains a Radionuclide Ventriculography or Radionuclide Angiography (MUGA Scan).


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2014-2015 Expenditures

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  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
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  • Fundraising: 11.3%