Treadmill Stress Echo
Treadmill Stress Echo is a combination of an echo and a treadmill exercise stress test. It involves walking on a treadmill while your heart is continuously monitored with an electrocardiogram (ECG) and it monitors your heart function at both rest and during exercise. An echocardiogram will also be obtained both before and after exercising.
What are the preparations for Treadmill Stress Echo?
- - Do not eat 4 hours prior to your test
- - No caffeine or smoking prior to the test
- - Wear T-shirt, jogging pants and rubber shoes for walking
- Do not apply lotion, oil or powder to the chest area.