Coast Heart Institute

Bassam R. Baroudi, MD, FACC, FSCAI

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At the Clinic

in addition to a comprehensive evaluation during your visit, we provide the following tests and medical services at our clinic:

  • Electrocardiography (ECG): tracing of the electrical current within the heart.


  • Echocardiography: ultrasound imaging of the heart muscle, valves and cavities.


  • Vascular ultrasound: imaging of blood flow to the head, kidneys and extremities


  • Stress test: exercise stress test on a treadmill or pharmacological stress test.


  • Gamma camera perfusion scan


  • Pacemaker and defibrillator check
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At Memorial Hospital

diagnostic tests and procedures performed at the hospital include:

  • Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

  • Tilt table test

  • Holter monitoring (extended EKG tracing for 24 - 48 hours)

  • Heart catheterization, with coronary arteries stenting when indicated

  • Device implantation (pacemaker, defibrillator and loop recorder)