AT - HOME ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY
Electrocardiography is a first line diagnostic tool for cardiac problems used by general practitioners and Cardiologists world-wide.
Indicated for diagnostic and follow up work-up of:
This is a non-invasive diagnostic procedure which registers electrical heart signals through conductive electrodes attached to particular points the chest, arms and legs.
Results are obtained and printed instantly. However, interpretation does require medical evaluation.
No, this is a painless and non-invasive procedure.
This procedure is part of a complete medical evaluation and is of even more importance in patients with a family history of heart problems and hypertension. All patients above 35 years or with chronic diseases are recommended to do so at least once every 6 to 12 months.
No, an EKG only detects electrical impulses from the heart but does not emit any electric impulses to your body.
Yes, an EKG does not interfere with the proper function of a pacemaker.