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A tilt table test is used to evaluate people who have had fainting or
near-fainting spells. For example, the results can help your doctor know if your fainting is caused by a heart rhythm problem.
This test is usually done in a
hospital or cardiologist's office. During the test, you will lie flat on a table that can tilt you up to
almost a standing position. You may be given medicine to speed up your heart
rate. Your heart rate and blood pressure will be monitored during the entire
A tilt table test takes about an hour.
Primary Medical Reviewer
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
June 2, 2011
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
June 02, 2011
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