Last updated: Thursday, 18, November, 2010
|Key Information||Appropriate Tests|
Pathology tests may be helpful in determining the cause, detecting exacerbating conditions, evaluating electrolyte abnormalities, especially in relation to drug treatment, and in monitoring drug treatment eg, Digoxin.
See Therapeutic drug monitoring. BNP or NT-BNP may be used for screening, diagnosis and monitoring the response to therapy.
Myocardial ischaemia, including
Congenital heart disease
Valvular heart disease