Tests & Procedures

Tests and Procedures: S

  • Stress Myocardial Perfusion Scan

    Myocardial perfusion is an imaging test. It's also called a nuclear stress test. It is done to show how well blood flows through the heart muscle. It also shows how well the heart muscle is pumping. For example, after a heart attack, it may be done to find areas of damaged heart muscle. This test may be done during rest and while you exercise.

  • Surgery for Pulmonary Atresia with VSD

    Pulmonary atresia is a condition in which the heart lacks a pulmonary valve. This surgery improves blood flow through the heart and out to the lungs.

  • Surgery for Pulmonary Atresia Without VSD

    Pulmonary atresia is a condition in which the heart lacks a pulmonary valve. This surgery improves blood flow through the heart and out to the lungs.

  • Surgery for Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return

    Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) is a condition in which the vessels from the lungs take an abnormal path back to the heart. TAPVR surgery is a type of open heart surgery that aims to fix this problem.

  • Surgical Thrombectomy

    Surgical thrombectomy is a type of surgery to remove a blood clot from inside an artery or vein.

  • Swallowing Exercises: Closure of the Larynx Exercises

    Larynx-closure exercises can help you swallow better. With practice, they may help strengthen the muscles of your larynx.

  • Swallowing Exercises: How to Do Larynx-Lifting Exercises

    Larynx-lifting exercises help you increase the strength and mobility of the muscles of your larynx (voice box) over time. This may help the ability to swallow

  • Swallowing Exercises: How to Do Tongue-Strengthening Exercises

    Tongue-strengthening exercises can help improve your swallowing. With practice, these exercises may help you increase your tongue strength and mobility. This may improve your ability to swallow, especially when used with other types of swallowing exercises.

  • Swallowing Exercises: Lip-Closure Exercises

    Lip-closure exercises help increase lip strength and mobility over time. This may help the ability to swallow.

  • Sympathectomy

    During a sympathectomy, a surgeon cuts or clamps a deep nerve that runs up and down along the spine. This prevents nerve signals from passing through it. It is used to treat heavy sweating and certain other conditions.

Search our Health Library:

Make an Appointment

Schedule your appointment with a specialist at University Hospitals.
1-866-UH4-CARE (1-866-844-2273)

More Scheduling Options

Browse Services A-Z

Maps and Directions

Click here for directions