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.

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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