Cardiology patient information

Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring

This is a simple recording of your blood pressure that requires you to wear a cuff on your arm and a small box on a belt around your waist. 

Ambulatory ECG monitoring

This is a simple recording of your heartbeat that requires you to wear a small monitor home for 24 or 48 hours.

Exercise tolerance testing

An exercise tolerance test is a recording of your electrocardiogram (ECG) that is taken whilst you are walking on a treadmill. 

Head-up tilt test

A head-up tilt test is used to diagnose Vasovagal Syncope (dizziness and fainting).

Pacemakers

A pacemaker consists of two major parts: the generator and the lead.

Patient activated monitoring

The patient activated monitor is a very small device that is attached to your chest with two electrodes. You will wear the monitor for five days.

Cardiology patient information