It is an exam that is carried out on a treadmill and treadmill that helps to identify the state of the heart during physical activity, identifying factors such as the speed and strength of the heart’s pumping.
How is a Stress Test performed?
The patient will have electrodes on the chest, legs and arms, the test will start walking and the professional will progressively increase the intensity of the exercise, with this the results will be in the test device for later reading and interpretation by the professional.
It is recommended to attend with comfortable clothes and sports shoes, not having ingested alcoholic beverages, energy drinks, drinks with caffeine or taurine, not having consumed any illegal substance, not having performed physical activity for at least 24 hours, not having entered high-fat meals and recent trip less than 24 hours.
What can be ruled out with the Stress Test?
If the person had a cardiovascular event, it can be observed if the subsequent treatment is having the expected results.
Coronary artery diseases
The physical stage of the patient and if it is appropriate to their morphology.
This service can be provided through insurers, either by reimbursement or Co-payment, for more information contact us.
Conditions and restrictions apply.
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