Information about our services

At Western HeartCare we offer a range of Tests & Procedures to patients. Below is a brief description of each service, with a link to further information where appropriate.

Please note that all services require a referral, so please speak to your GP or other healthcare professional before contacting us for an appointment.

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ECG

What is it does:

An easy way to record the way your heart beats.

What you need to do:

No preparation required.

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Echocardiogram

What is it does:

Non-invasive way of assessing the way your heart functions.

What you need to:

No preparation required.

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Holter Monitor

What is it does:

This monitor can record the way your heart beats over 24 hours. It is worn on a belt or shoulder strap during most of your normal activities except during a shower.

What you need to do:

No preparation required. You will be reminded to return the monitor the next day.

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Exercise Stress Test

What is it does:

A non-invasive test to assess the way your heart responds to exercise.

What you need to do:

Please refrain from having a heavy meal prior to the test. Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended.

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24 hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

What is it does:

This monitor can record your blood pressure over 24 hours. It is worn on a belt around your arm during most of your normal activities except during a shower.

What you need to:

No preparation required. You will be reminded to return the monitor the next day.

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Pacemaker/Defibrillator Test

What is it does:

A special wand will be placed over your device site which allows us to check that the device is working normally What you need to do – no preparation required. You will need to bring your pacemaker identification card.

What you need to do:

No preparation required.

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Exercise Stress Echocardiogram

What is it does:

A non-invasive test to assess the way your heart responds to exercise and an echocardiogram to increase sensitivity of the test.

What you need to do:

Please refrain from having a heavy meal prior to the test. Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended.

Do you have further questions about our services?

Please contact us through the online form, or call us directly on (08) 8159 1380.

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