Common Procedures Performed in Our Office

Echocardiogram

This is an ultrasound of your heart.  This test is completely non-invasive (meaning that no needles, etc are needed) and takes approximately 20 minutes.  No preparation is necessary other than please do not wear any body lotion, moisturizer or powder.

 

 


Exercise Stress Echocardiogram (Stress Echo)

The entire process for a stress echo takes approximately 60 minutes.  This test is completely non-invasive.  Bring comfortable exercise clothing and and running shoes. You will be required to walk on a treadmill. Please do not wear any body lotion, moisturizer or powder.

 

 


EKG

This procedure is used to measure the electrical current of your heart.  It takes approximately 10 minutes. No preparation is necessary other than please do not wear any body lotion, moisturizer or powder. 

 

  


Holter Monitoring

For this test we connect a small monitor to your body which records your heartbeats continuously for 24 hours.  This test is completely non-invasive.  No preparation is necessary other than please do not wear any body lotion, moisturizer or powder.

 


Exercise Treadmill

The entire process for this test takes approximately 45 minutes.  This test is completely non-invasive.  Bring comfortable exercise clothing and running shoes. You will be required to walk on a treadmill.  Please do not wear any body lotion, moisturizer or powder.

 


Pacemaker Reprogramming

This takes approximately 15 minutes.  This test is completely non-invasive.  No preparation is necessary other than please do not wear any body lotion, moisturizer or powder. 

 


Virginia Cardiovascular Care
1635  No. George Mason Drive
Suite 150
Arlington, Virginia 22205

(703) 698-5556
(703) 807-0082 - Fax

info@cardiovascular-care.com


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