What is Tread Mill Test TMT?
Treadmill testing (TMT) or cardiac stress testing is a non-invasive test done to find the stress on the heart. It involves recording the 12-lead ECG before, during, and after exercise on a treadmill for diagnosis of subclinical or latent ischaemia (decrease in blood supply to organs). It is usually done if you have symptoms of difficult in breathing, angina pain etc.It is a screening tool to test the effect of exercise on the heart.In this test patient is made to walk on a treadmill and electrical activity of the heart is measured withan ECG, and blood pressure recordings are taken every few minutes. As per a standard protocol patient is made to walk till target heart rate is reached, but if the patient develops chest discomfort or ECG changes the test is terminated.
Preparation for Tread Mill Test TMT
- No special preparation required
Dr. Gulati Imaging Institute
Hauz Khas, DELHI
Dr. Gulati Imaging Institute is a unit of SM Imaging Institute Pvt. Ltd. has been conceptualized to provide diagnostic services par excellence with endeavour to reach beyond international standards. The facility has the latest state of the art technology backed up by a team of experts in the field.