Our Cardiac Diagnostic Unit is primed to detect a wide range of cardiac complications under the watchful eyes of our resident consultant cardiologists. Complete diagnosis is carried out and provides a platform for urgent intervention.
Cardiac stress test
This is a cardiological test that measures the heart’s ability to respond to external stress in a controlled clinical environment. The stress response is induced by exercise or by intravenous pharmacological stimulation. Because exercise makes your heart pump harder and faster, an exercise stress test can reveal problems with blood flow within your heart.
A Holter monitor is a battery-operated portable device that measures and records your heart’s activity (ECG) continuously for 24 to 48 hours or longer depending on the type of monitoring used. The device is the size of a small camera. It has wires with silver dollar-sized electrodes that attach to your skin.
An electrocardiogram (ECG) is a simple test that can be used to check your heart’s rhythm and electrical activity. Sensors attached to the skin are used to detect the electrical signals produced by your heart each time it beats.
An echocardiogram, often referred to as a cardiac echo or simply an echo is a sonogram of the heart.
Echocardiography uses standard two dimensional , three dimensional, and dopper ultrasound to create images of the heart.
All these services are available at Nakasero Hospital. For more information on how you can benefit from any of the above, please reach us for care