Ask an Expert

Tests

Learn more about medical tests: how they work, what the results mean, and how heart conditions are diagnosed.

  • Do I need an ultrasound of the heart, also known as an echocardiogram, to evaluate my heart murmur?
  • Should I have a stress test for angina?
  • Since I have deep vein thrombosis, should my family members be screened for blood clots too?
  • How often should my cardiac function be monitored because of dilated cardiomyopathy?

Ask an Expert

Please note that every question submitted will not receive a direct response from a Cardiologist. However, we will follow-up with suggested ways to find appropriate information related to your question. Please do not use your last name or any other confidential information in your question.

Meet our Expert

Your questions are answered by more than two dozen members of the American College of Cardiology who volunteer their time with CardioSmart.

Learn more about our volunteers