Vizuālā diagnostika Ltd. ensures 12 lead electrocardiography (ECG) examinations.
Electrocardiography is a diagnostic examination, which registers and graphically reflects the electric potentials of the heart, which arise during the functioning of the heart. The recording of ECG provides the physician with the opportunity of obtaining important information on the heart rhythm disorders of the patient, to evaluate the trophic condition of the cardiac muscle, etc.
- How is the ECG examination conducted?
ECG examination at rest is performed by using a digital device, which enables fast and comfortable inspection of the status of the heart and to review and archive examination records electronically. It is possible that the patient will need to hold their breath for a moment pursuant to the request of the physician.
No special preparations need to be performed prior to the ECG, however, the patient is recommended not to use coffee, alcoholic beverages or smoke large amounts of cigarettes before examination, since this can affect the heart function of the patient during the examination, as a result of which the examination results can be interpreted incorrectly.
The examination procedure is painless and safe for health, there are no age limits for he performance of examination. The examination can be performed in children, pregnant women, breastfeeding women and newborns.
- In what cases is the performance of ECG examination recommended?
- Preventive ECG and screening ECG for the detection of cardiovascular pathology;
- Pain in the area of heart and/or shortage of breath is observed in the patient;
- The patient complains of heart arrhythmia, palpitations;
- Prior to any surgical operation and other medical intervention;
- Diseases of other organs, that can cause complications in the form of cardiovascular diseases;
- Occupational examination in the representatives of high-risk professions.