Tests and Procedures
St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital offers all matter of diagnostic testing and procedures for pediatric cardiovascular conditions.
We understand the unique needs of children. Our team is experienced and specially trained to care for pediatric patients who need cardiac related tests or procedures including those that require sedation. We offer every test available to diagnose heart conditions in patients from pre-birth to adulthood.
Diagnostic and evaluation tests and procedures we offer include:
- Cardiac CT
- Cardiac MRI
- Echocardiogram (ECHO) – fetal echocardiography, pediatric transthoracic echocardiography and pediatric transesophageal echocardiography
- Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG)
- Electrophysiology Study and Ablation
- Exercise (Stress) Test
- Heart Catheterization
- Holter Monitoring
St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital’s pediatric heart physicians perform hundreds of cardiac procedures each year to treat congenital and acquired heart conditions in children of any age, including newborns.
Learn about pediatric echocardiography from Dr. Javier Gonzalez, Director of Non-Invasive Cardiology at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Javier Gonzalez, Director of Non-Invasive Cardiology at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, talks about cardiac CT and cardiac MRI procedures, what they are, their purpose, when they’re recommended, and more.
For more information about our pediatric heart services, call our KIDS Heart Hotline: (813) 644-6679.