DVD - The road ahead

The road ahead - your guide to heart tests and treatments


English, Bengali, Urdu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Hindi

  • Resource code: DVD30/0614
  • Publication for: Care and families, General public, Healthcare professionals
  • Subject: Heart conditions, Tests for heart conditions, Treatments for heart condition
  • Age group: Adults
  • Maximum order quantity: 5

Going for a heart test or treatment can be a nerve-racking experience, but knowing what to expect can help you feel more prepared and less anxious.

This DVD follows 18 real people's journeys through a variety of tests and treatments. By seeing the actual procedures, you'll know what to expect and how to prepare. In some cases, simple animations make the medical information easier to understand.

This DVD shows the following tests and treatments.

Cardiac MRI Angioplasty and stents
Coronary Angiogram Cardioversion
CT Angiogram Coronary bypass surgery
ECG (Electrocardiogram) TAVI (Transcatheter aortic valve implantation)
Exercise ECG (Stress test) ICD and pacemaker implantation 
Echo (Echocardiogram) EPS (Electrophysiology) and ablation
EPS (Electrophysiology) and ablation Valve replacement surgery
Loop recorder insertion  
MPS (Myocardial Perfusion Scan)  
Tilt test  
TOE (Transoesophageal Echocardiogram)  
24 hour blood pressure and Holter monitoring  

You can also view the films online using the links above.

On the DVD, the films can also be watched with subtitles in English, Bengali, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi and Urdu, or with in-vision BSL interpretation.