George Philippides MD


Exercise Electrocardiogram

Covers exercise stress test, also called treadmill test or exercise EKG. Explains why it’s done, such as finding cause of angina symptoms and checking exercise tolerance after heart attack. Includes how it’s done and how it feels. Includes risks.

Cardiac Perfusion Scan

A cardiac perfusion scan measures the amount of blood in your heart muscle at rest and during exercise. It is often done to find out what may be causing symptoms like angina (such as chest pain or pressure). It may be done after a heart attack to see if areas of the heart are not getting enough blood or to find out how…