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Heart & Vascular Care

If you need a test to check the health of your heart and blood vessels, choose UNC Rockingham Health Care in Eden, North Carolina, for expert services.

Heart Tests

Find out how your heart is working or if you are at risk for a heart or vascular problem with testing at UNC Rockingham. A nurse or certified ultrasound technician with years of experience will perform your test and help you feel comfortable during the exam.

Echocardiograms

These tests show your heart’s valves, structure, and movement:

  • Echocardiogram – Moves a small ultrasound device over your chest to take pictures of the heart
  • Transesophageal echocardiogram – Takes ultrasound images from the back of the heart by using a tiny camera that slides down your throat

Cardiac Stress Tests

Check the strength of your heart with:

  • Exercise stress test – Records your heart’s activity while you walk on a treadmill
  • Dobutamine stress test – Uses medicine rather than exercise to make your heart pump harder for a short time
  • Nuclear stress test – Delivers mildly radioactive material to your blood vessels to show blood flow to your heart after exercise
  • Stress echocardiogram – Measures the heart’s electrical activity and uses ultrasound to show your heart as it pumps harder

Vascular Tests

Find out how healthy your blood vessels are with:

Your Results

A cardiologist (heart doctor) will review your test results and give them to your primary care provider within 48 business hours. Expect a call from your primary care provider to discuss the results and next steps. If you need treatment, you may receive a referral to a specialist for expert care.

Your Heart & Blood Circulation

Explore our health library to learn more information about your heart and blood vessels.

Contact Us

Ask your primary care provider’s office to schedule your cardiovascular test at UNC Rockingham Health Care. Call us at 336-623-9711 with questions about preparing for your test.

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