If you’re scheduled for surgery, a test that takes pictures of your heart can sometimes help to identify medical problems that might call for a delay or change in your operation. But if your surgery isn’t related to the heart and you don’t have heart-related symptoms or risk factors, the test may not be helpful.
Files to download
- Plain English: Heart imaging tests before surgery →
- Spanish: Pruebas de imágenes del corazón antes de una cirugía →
- Webpage file: Heart Imaging Tests Before Surgery →
- Webpage file: Pruebas de imágenes del corazón antes de una cirugía →