GlossaryConnective tissue disorders: Disorders of the supporting tissues like fat, bone and cartilage.
Doppler test: It is a painless, non-invasive ultrasound used to estimate blood flow through the blood vessels with the aid of high-frequency sound waves.
Aortic angiography: Itis a procedure using a special dye and x-rays to estimate the blood flow through the aorta.
Transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE): It is a type of echo test where an ultrasound transducer is used in an endoscope and guided into the patient's esophagus to capture clear images of the heart.
Beta-blockers: A class of drugs to reduce high blood pressure, control heart rhythm and treat angina.