Exercise Stress Echo (Exercise ECG)
What is the purpose?
Treadmill Exercise Testing (or Exercise Stress Test) is a test designed to look at the response of the heart to increased levels of exercise. People are referred for a variety of reasons:
Investigation of chest pain or breathlessness
The capacity to undertake physical activities or occupation
The assessment of prognosis following heart problems
The effect of treatment on symptoms
If at any time during the test you are feeling unwell, report the symptom immediately. It takes approximately 30 minutes.