DR MILES DALBY

MBBS BSc MD FRCP FESC

INVESTIGATIONS

Dr Dalby can arrange cardiovascular investigations through a number of sites including the Phoenix Hospital Group at 9 Harley St, the independent CardiOptimum service and The Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals.

Test and investigation available at the following locations

More information about our tests and investigations

Blood Tests

Blood Tests

Almost all patients undergoing any form of cardiac assessment will need some baseline blood tests.

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Chest X-Ray

Chest X-Ray

A first line fairly routine test in patients with symptoms that could be coming from the heart or lungs

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Echocardiogram

Echocardiogram

Echocardiogram is harmless and performed using a transducer which is placed on the chest with jelly

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Holter Monitor

Holter Monitor

A device to record the heart and be able to show the cardiologist how the heart is behaving

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Exercise Tests

Exercise Tests

The test allows the cardiologist to see how the heart performs under load and can be useful in assessing exercise capacity

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Stress Echo

Stress Echo

The stress echo looks at the functional performance of the muscle of the heart and coronary blood supply

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MRI Scan

MRI Scan

MRI scanning provides excellent high resolution images of the structure of the heart

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CT Scan

CT Scan

CT scanning of the heart has developed considerably in recent years and is now a very valuable investigation

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Cardiac Catheter

Cardiac Catheter

Cardiac Catheter or diagnostic coronary angiogram, is the ‘gold standard’ test for looking at the coronary arteries.

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Electrophysiological Study

Electrophysiological Study

EPS is performed in the cardiac catheter laboratory, electrodes are passed on long catheters through the veins in the groin into the heart.

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Reveal Device

Reveal Device

The heart rhythm can be monitored for short periods with a holter monitor or even a patient activated monitor

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