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Tilt Table Test
Tilt table testing is used to assess for fainting episodes due to sudden changes in blood pressure and heart rate. Patients are tilted upright to an almost standing position (about 60 degrees) on a special table for a period of time with continuous recording of your ECG and blood pressure to attempt to reproduce symptoms which occur with clinical episodes.

 

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