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Here we list the main diagnostic tests we carry out at the hospital, whether they be diagnostic tests, early detection, preventive checks, systematic and seasonal vaccinations or general health check-ups.
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Foetal echocardiography
In this ultrasound study, the heart of the foetus is observed and its anatomy and function analysed. The procedure is similar to a pregnancy ultrasound. The specialist applies a gel to the abdomen and passes a probe over the belly, which emits waves that bounces off the baby’s heart.
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Magnetic resonance
Nuclear magnetic resonance is a test that allows us to take anatomical, functional images of the human body to diagnose and assess a person's state of health. Many different condition require this type of imaging.
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Blood tests
Blood tests are one of the most frequent medical tests. They involve taking a blood sample from the patient that is then analysed in a laboratory. In some cases, patients need to remain still during the extraction, but this is not always necessary. It depends on the type of analysis that needs to be carried out.
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An arteriography is used to see the arteries and detect possible problems. Using the catheter, a radiological contrast is injected that fills the arteries and allows us to see how they are working, using X-rays. The puncture is done using local anaesthesia, to avoid discomfort. The test usually lasts 30-60 minutes.
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