This an outpatient test to look at the electrical pattern of the heart in response to physical stress. The standard form of stress test is running on the treadmill.
Exercise ECG is usually carried out to assess chest pain, breathlessness and heart rhythm disturbances. It is also done in pre-operation assessment, health screening and life insurance purposes.
During the test, your blood pressure, pulse and ECG will be recorded during the exercise and recovery. This is a very safe and simple screening test.