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Prepare for examinations


Before proceeding veloergometry examination some conditions must be noted:

  • one day prior examination medication cannot be taken (except for diabetes). In case of chronic heart disease, all medications should be taken as usual. Take a list of all actual medication and dosage quantities to the examination;
  • do not eat or smoke 2-3 hours before examination;
  • take comfortable clothing (sports trousers or shorts), footwear with a solid base (sneakers, sports shoes);
  • if you have a cold (fever, cough, runny nose, etc.), then it is better to postpone examination to another date.

For cardiologist consultation required:

  • previous statements from the hospital;
  • electrocardiogram;
  • previous echocardiographic examinations;
  • blood test results.

Before Holter monitoring:

  • MEN prior examination must shave chest hair from the throat to the navel and from the armpits to the waistline. 

If you have a cold (fever, cough, runny nose, etc.), then it is better to postpone examination to another date.