Unless otherwise directed by your doctor, have a light meal only. Refrain from drinking coffee the morning of the test.
Results of the stress test will be explained to you by Dr. Visentin. Results are available within 24 to 48 hours upon completion of the test so answers are quick and anxieties are alleviated.
S. A. F. E. Testing© is a philosophy of exercise stress testing uniquely developed and practiced by Dr. Visentin. Every test is supervised by the physician and manually adjusted to accommodate the person's capabilities. Evaluation encompasses a comprehensive assessment of all systems required to perform an exercise test, not just electrocardiogram assessment.
Please come with comfortable walking shoes. You will be asked to undress from the waist up to facilitate placement of wires that allow for recording of heart rhythm. Women will be allowed to wear their bra.
The ECG, Holters, Loops, Echos are completely safe. Dr. Visentin is present for all stress tests and during intravenous infusions.
Take all medications as usual unless directed otherwise by the referring practitioner. Before chelation, make sure you have had a good meal.
Please call South Simcoe Cardiac Services at 705-735-4685 to rebook your appointment. If you no longer wish the test, please call your healthcare practitioner to discuss your concerns.