ECHO department (FAQ's)
Q: How long will I walk on the treadmill?
A: This depends on your exercise capacity. On Average patients walk on the treadmill between 6-12 minutes.
Q: Why do I have to do a dobutamine stress echo instead of walking on the treadmill?
A: The ordering physician reviews your medical and physical history and decides which test is better for you
Q: Is there any special instructions I need to follow for my echocardiogram appointment?
A: No special instructions need to be followed for your echocardiogram appointment.
Q: What should I wear for my echocardiogram appointment?
A: Two piece clothing is always recommended when coming in for any cardiology visit.
Q: How long will my echocardiogram appointment take?
A: Plan on being in the office about 30 minutes.