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An echocardiogram is a simple non- invasive 30 minute ultrasound examination of the heart which reveals both the structure and function of the heart.
This includes both static and dynamic pictures and can determine whether one has had a previous heart attack, an enlarged heart, or any abnormal structural or valvular abnormalities.
An exercise stress test is used to determine how well your heart functions under a physical load when it needs to work harder than normal. Exercise testing uses a treadmill exercise with blood pressure monitoring and electrocardiography (ECG). Your best cardiovascular specialist than monitor your heart rate and electrical activity of your heart for any changes. This cardiac stress test is also referred to as a treadmill test or exercise test and is commonly used to determine functional capacity and estimate prognosis.
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You must not eat, smoke, or drink beverages containing caffeine or alcohol for 3 hours (or more) before the test. Please wear or bring comfortable clothes and shoes suitable for walking. If you use an inhaler for your breathing, please bring it to the test. In most cases, you will be asked to avoid caffeine for 24 hours before the test. This includes:
After the cardiologist has reviewed your test, the results will be thoroughly discussed with you and additionally made available to you and your primary care doctor.
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