TMT or Exercise Stress Test –Done on VEGA 201 from RMS SystemTMT test is also called Exercise Stress Test, Computerised Stress Test or simply Stress test. This is the easiest popular and common test performed on heart patients to determine the severity of the heart disease. Taken at an interval, this test can also show the improvement or deterioration of patient’s angina.
TMT is done for:Evaluation of patients with chest pain, prognosis & severity of disease, screening of latent CAD, evaluation of therapy.Early detection of labile Hypertension. Evaluation of patients with CHF, Arrhythmias, CHD & Valvular function & therapy, functional capacity.
Precaution & PreparationFor TMT Test 3-4 hours fasting is advisablePrior consent of the patient is taken before conducting the test. BP of the patient is monitored before conducting the investigation.For TMT investigation the chest of male patient needs to be clean shaved.It is advised to wear loose clothes/ Gown for the TMT Investigation.One attendant is compulsory in case of TMT test.