Stress echocardiogram is a diagnostic procedure combining:
The test is usually performed on patients suspected of having or already have had coronary artery disease – insufficient blood supply to the heart muscle. Possible adverse side effects for treadmill stress echocardiography include:
Before the exercise
stress echocardiogram test begins, the doctor will assess to ensure that
you are fit to undergo the test. Thereafter, the medical technologist
(MT) will place the electrodes on your chest, and blood pressure cuff
around your arm.
will be monitored for some time after the procedure if you do not feel
well. If the symptoms persist, you may be admitted for observation. If
the test turns out to be abnormal, you may also be admitted for further
management after discussion with your doctor.
The information provided on this page does not replace information from your healthcare professional. Please consult your healthcare professional for more information.
Information provided by
Subscribe to our mailing list to get the updates to your email inbox...