Our Services

INDICATIONS FOR TESTINGS


ECHOCARDIOGRAMS

 Murmurs
 Valve Disease
 Dizziness/ Fainting
 Shortness of Breath/ Dyspnea
 History of Rheumatic Fever
 LV Function
 Post Myocardial Infarction
 Transient Ischemic Episodes

STRESS ECHO

 Chest pain / Chest discomfort
 Shortness of breath / Dyspnea
 High risk patients/ HTN/ High Cholesterol/ Family History/Obesity/ Smoker
 Post Myocardial Infarction


STRESS TEST

 Chest pain/ Chest discomfort
 Shortness of Breath/ Dyspnea
 High risk patients/ HTN/ High Cholesterol/ Family History/ Obesity/ Smoker
 Post myocardial inflation
 To assess CAD/ Arrhythmias
 Fitness program/ Insurance
 Assess the efficacy if re-vascularization therapy like angioplasty/ CABG

CARDIAC LOOP EVENT RECORDER

 Cardiac arrhythmias
 Dizziness/ Fainting
 Palpitations


24 HRS, 48 HRS, 72 HRS HOLTER MONITORS

 Cardiac arrhythmias
 Dizziness/ Fainting/ Syncope spells/ Blackouts
 Palpitations/ Shortness of breath
 Pre-mature Beats
 Transient Ischemic episodes
 Lightheadedness spells/ nausea/ blurred vision

AMBULATORY BLOOD PRESSURE MONITOR

 Borderline high blood pressure
 If patient and doctor can’t keep blood pressure under control
 If patients have blood pressure problems caused by other medicines
 If patients is pregnant and have high blood pressure
 If patients have fainting spells
 If patients have “white-coat hypertension”

IMPORTANT NOTES:
>> Bring you update health card, current medications and this referral form.
>> Wear comfortable clothing and running shoes for STRESS ECHO and STRESS TEST appointment time
>>No caffeine products should be taken ONE hour prior to STRESS ECHO and STRESS TEST appointment time
>>Hold Beta blocker and Calcium Channel blocker for 48 hrs based on physician’s advice (if clinically feasible)
>>Do not put oil, lotion on the chest area
>>Please arrive 10 minutes early prior to you appointment time