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The table below details the type of preparations you will need to make for each test. If you have any questions about preparations, please contact our friendly staff for clarification.

Test Preparation
Exercise Stress Echocardiography
  • No Stimulants (caffeine or cigarettes) 2 hours prior to test.
  • Wear comfortable clothing and footwear to walk in.
  • Do not eat anything too heavy prior – light meal only prior to test.
Exercise Stress Test
  • No Stimulants (caffeine or cigarettes) 2 hours prior.
  • Light meal prior to test.
  • Comfortable clothing and footwear to walk in.
Holter Monitor
  • Shower before test. You cannot shower whilst wearing the monitor.
  • You are required to return the monitor the following day. You may arrange for someone to drop it back on your behalf.
24-Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
  • Shower before test.
  • You are required to return the monitor the following day.You may arrange for someone to drop it back on your behalf.