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Electrocardiogram (EKG)


Electrocardiogram (EKG) 

What you can expect

During the Electrocardiogram (EKG), your cardiologist will evaluate your


Diagnostic tests that may be performed to determine if you have underlying heart disease include:

  • Echocardiography

  • Stress Testing

  • Cardiac Angiography

How you prepare

Your initial consultation typically involves an interview, physical examination, and other testing, such as an electrocardiogram (EKG) based on your condition.

  1. Visit our office at  Woodbridge, VA

  2. You do not need to be fasting for this test.

  3. No alcohol or nicotine consumption after midnight prior to your test.

  4. Wear two-piece clothing. No shirts with metal snaps and no flip-flops or sandals.

  5. Please do not bring a guest along, as we can only accommodate patients having the test.

  6. You may resume your normal activities after your test


Patients are encouraged to bring:

  • Medical Records

  • A List of Current Medications

  • Previous Medical Testing Results


Once the results of testing are obtained, your cardiology provider will discuss the optimal treatment plan, which can include preventative measures such as lifestyle modifications (i.e. healthy diet, physical activity, smoking cessation), medications, cardiac rehabilitation, or further procedures.

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