MCT / Holter Monitoring
Monitor your heart quickly
Your heart is the engine of the body, if it is not working right we need to have a look on what the problem is to fix it as soon as possible.
Due to the fact that mobile cardiac telemetry (MCT) analyses every heartbeat without affecting the patient's normal day, it is one of the most effective methods of cardiac monitoring. It is one of the most attractive options available in today's market as it allows the patient to initiate an immediate emergency response if needed. It delivers advantages to both the patient and the physician that can lead to more efficient care.
What to expect from an MCT?
First, one of our healthcare professionals will place an MCT device to register your cardiac monitoring provider. Once you are ready, our monitoring system’s office activates the MCT device and the heartbeat information is sent wirelessly across the mobile network.
Data collected through the continuous electrocardiogram is transmitted to the monitoring center and reviewed by professionally trained staff, who look for any abnormalities as they occur.
When do I need this tests?
Whenever you are having at least one of these symptoms persistently:
Pounding, fast, or fluttering heartbeat.
Chest pain not caused by exercise.
Shortness of breath, tiredness, or dizziness.
These tests are also helpful to determine the effectiveness of your heart medication or pacemaker and to identify future heart problems, after a heart attack or due to genetic or pre-existing conditions.
Am I eligible for Stress Testing?We recommend this kind of test if you have had at least one of these: Shortness of breath Diabetes Chest pain Symptoms of limited blood flow to your heart A recent heart attack A recent heart procedure Feeling faint or fluttering heartbeat during exercise Symptoms of arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
Is it a painful test?This is an absolutely painless procedure. There is, however, exercise involved, this is why you may slightly sweat.
How long does it take?Including prep time and actual exercise testing, a Stress Test usually takes about an hour. Exercise testing takes about 15 minutes, where you'll walk on a treadmill or pedal a stationary bicycle.