Exercise Treadmill Test
This is a functional screening test to evaluate the risk of having significant coronary artery disease. In general, blood pressure and heart rate will increase during exercise and this pose a great demand on cardiac reserve. If the patient is suffering from coronary artery disease, the occurence of stress-induced of myocardial ischemia will be revealed by abnormal ECG recordings. Doctors would arrange further test like magnetocardiography or angiography for more definite diagnosis for patients having abnormal exercse treadmill test.
1. Please wear sports clothes and running shoes;
2. It is advised to take simple meals 2 hours before testing, then keep fasting.