EKG test result and stethoscope
Guiding you toward better health

ECG is a device used to record on graph paper the electrical activity of the heart. It helps to assess your heart rhythm, diagnose poor blood flow to the heart muscle, diagnose a heart attack, and diagnose abnormalities of your heart.

12 Lead Electrocardiogram (ECG)

ECG is a device used to record on graph paper the electrical activity of the heart. The ECG to assess your heart rhythm, diagnose poor blood flow to the heart muscle (ischemia), diagnose a heart attack, and diagnose abnormalities of your heart, such as heart chamber enlargement and abnormal electrical conduction.

Preparing for the test:

  • Do not put on oily/greasy skin creams or lotions
  • Wear a comfortable, loose-fitting shirt

Your ECG patterns will be kept on file for comparison with future ECG recordings.