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TREATMENTS AND
PROCEDURES

Apollo Heart Institute

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Procedure:

It records the electrical activity of the heart over a period of time using electrodes placed on a patient's body. These electrodes detect the tiny electrical changes on the skin that arise from the heart muscle depolarizing during each heartbeat.

Major Indications:

  • Suspected heart attack
  • Suspected pulmonary embolism
  • A third heart sound, fourth heart sound, a Cardiac murmur or other findings to suggest structural heart disease
  • Perceived Cardiac dysrhythmias
  • Fainting or collapse
  • Seizures
  • Monitoring the effects of a heart medication
  • Assessing severity of electrolyte abnormalities, such as hyperkalemia etc
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