A Lake Charles native, Dr. Foster graduated from St. Louis High School. He earned his Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and his medical degree from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed a residency in internal medicine and advanced fellowships in the subspecialties of cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology, with advanced training in transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for patients with valvular heart disease at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Foster is board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. He is board eligible in comprehensive echocardiography, interventional cardiology and nuclear cardiology.
A stress test shows how your heart works during physical activity. Because exercise makes your heart pump harder and faster, a stress test can reveal problems with blood flow within your heart.
A special recording machine is attached to legs, arms and chest via 10 electrodes and takes a snapshot of the electric signals creating heart rhythms.
A special imaging machine with a microphone-like attachment creates a videotaped image of heart structures that shows the heart’s four chambers, valves and movements.
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