Tilt Table Test

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This test involves changes a person’s position quickly and seeing how their blood pressure and heart rate respond. It involves lieing on a table with a blood presssure cuff, electrocardiogram leads and an oxygen saturation probe attached to the patients body. From there the table is tilted and the various monitors are checked for abnormalties. This test checks for POTS, neurally mediated hypertension and neurally mediated syncope.