Upright Tilt Table Testing
The tilt table test is a special test used to determine if an abnormal heart rate or blood pressure is responsible for a patient's fainting spells. Fainting spells can be caused by many different kinds of health problems - some that pose a serious risk and some that are not serious. As a result, it's important to determine the cause of fainting.
Preparation for the test requires fasting for six hours. Through a series of procedures, pulse, blood pressure and heart rhythm are closely monitored. As with all of our diagnostic procedures, we would be glad to answer your questions and to help you understand the role of tilt table testing within the framework of a comprehensive heart care program.