Other diagnostic facilities

ECG

Also called as Electrocardiogram, it is one of the most important and widely used screening tests for the heart disease. It is a Trans thoracic recording of the electrical activity of the heart as detected by electrodes attached to the surface of the skin and recorded or displayed by a devi...

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TMT

It is very common to find heart patients having a normal ECG. One must remember that the ECGs are taken at rest when the heart is beating at its lowest rate. Even with 90% blocks the patients can have a normal ECG.
This is the condition where we need a TMT test. Patients have...

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Holter

A Holter monitor is a machine that continuously records the heart’s rhythms. The monitor is worn for 24 – 48 hours during normal activity. Holter monitoring is used to determine how the heart responds to normal activity. The monitor may also be used:
After a heart...

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Audiometry

An audiometry exam tests our ability to hear sounds. This test can detect hearing loss at an early stage. It may also be used when you have hearing problems due to any cause.
Sounds vary based on their loudness (intensity) and the speed of sound wave vibrations (tone). Hearin...

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Spirometry

Spirometry is the most common of the lung function tests. These tests look at how well your lungs work. Spirometry shows how well you breathe in and out. Spirometry is a test that measures how much air you can breathe in and breathe out and how fast you can breathe out.
It us...

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EMG

Electromyography (EMG) is a test that checks the health of the muscles and the nerves that control the muscles.
A very thin needle electrode is inserted through the skin into the muscle. The electrode on the needle picks up the electrical activity given off by your muscles. T...

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Nerve conduction velocity

Nerve conduction velocity (NCV) is a test to see how fast electrical signals move through a nerve. This test is used to diagnose nerve damage or destruction.The test may sometimes be used to evaluate diseases of nerve or muscle.
Patches called surface electrodes are placed on...

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EEG

The brain normally produces tiny electrical signals that come from the brain cells and nerves which send messages to each other. These electrical signals can be detected and recorded by the electroencephalograph (EEG) machine.
The EEG test is painless and harmless. Small patc...

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