Tests & Procedures

Heart Tests & Procedures

Find more information about the heart-related tests we offer by selecting the options below. 

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An echocardiogram, echo or heart ultrasound, is a non-invasive procedure that uses sound waves provide cardiologists with moving images of your child's heart.


An electrocardiogram is one of the simplest procedures used to evaluate the heart, taking only five to 10 minutes. The tracings allow the physician to see abnormal heartbeats that may indicate a heart problem.

Exercise Laboratory & Stress Test

An exercise stress test measures the heart's response to stress or exercise. An electrocardiogram (ECG) is monitored while children exercise on a treadmill or stationary bike.

Fetal Echocardiogram

A fetal echocardiogram (or echo) is a specialized ultrasound examination of the unborn baby’s heart used to identify fetal heart defects. Learn more here.

Holter & Event Monitoring

Holter monitoring & event monitoring are tests used to record a child's heartbeats for 24 hours or longer, allowing physicians to see abnormal beats or rhythms.

Physical Therapy for Children in the NICU/CCU

Our physical therapists treat babies in the NICU and CCU who have had surgery or are diagnosed with a range of conditions.