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Cardiovascular Technology

Cardiovascular technology is an allied health profession concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of patients with heart and blood vessel disease. The cardiovascular technologist performs tests at the request of a physician to obtain information about that patient’s heart and blood vessel anatomy and function so the physician can make a diagnosis. The profession of cardiovascular technology includes three areas of diagnostic evaluation: 1) invasive cardiovascular technology (diagnosis of heart disease by cardiac catheterization), 2) noninvasive cardiovascular technology (diagnosis of heart disease by cardiac ultrasound, exercise, and electrocardiographic testing), and 3) noninvasive peripheral vascular study (diagnosis of blood vessel disease using ultrasound testing). 

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