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Here you can find information to help you prepare for your heart or lung test at Mercy.
A test to evaluate the presence of coronary artery disease by comparing the amount of blood flowing through your heart muscle during stress and at rest. This may be completed by walking on a treadmill or infusing medication through an IV.
Treadmill Stress Test (PDF)
Dobutamine Stress Test 1-Day (PDF) 2-Day (PDF)
Adenosine/Lexiscan Stress Test 1-Day (PDF) 2-Day (PDF)
Cardiolite Treadmill Stress Test 1-Day (PDF) 2-Day (PDF)
Holter Monitor A holter monitor is a small device that records your heartbeat non-stop for 24 to 48 hours. Learn more about a holter monitor (PDF).
Cardiac Event Monitor A small device that monitors your heartbeat at home for up to 30 days. Learn more about a cardiac event monitor (PDF).
Nocturnal Oximetry Study (PDF)
An imaging test that uses safe sound waves to evaluate your heart muscle and valves. Learn more:
Stress Echocardiogram (PDF)
Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram (PDF)
Transesophageal Echocardiogram (PDF)
Mercy is accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL) for its excellence in providing the highest quality echo services. Awarded organizations must face a rigorous review of all aspects of laboratory operation as well as the submission of actual case studies for review.