Our approach involves a thorough evaluation of your medical conditions, creating a detailed plan for investigation and treatment, while identifying potential interactions among different medical conditions and medications to ensure comprehensive care.
An echocardiogram is a non-invasive medical imaging test that uses ultrasound to create real-time images of the heart, assessing its structure and function. During an echocardiogram procedure, the patient can expect to have a transducer on their chest, which emits sound waves to create images of the heart, while the patient lies comfortably on an examination table.
Exercise stress test and echocardiography
During an echocardiogram stress test, you will undergo an echocardiogram while your heart is under stress induced by exercise or medication, with monitoring of heart rate, blood pressure, and ECG. Images are captured to assess heart function and detect abnormalities, taking around 1-2 hours, and the results are analysed by a healthcare professional for further evaluation and treatment planning.
24hr holter monitor
A 24-hour Holter monitor is a portable device that continuously records the electrical activity of your heart. You wear it while carrying out your daily activities, and it provides valuable information about your heart's rhythm and any irregularities. After returning the device to Dr. Wong, who will analyse the data to assess your heart's condition and develop a suitable care plan.
Spirometry is a lung function test that measures air volume and flow. During the test, the patient breathes into a handheld device called a spirometer. It takes only a few minutes to complete, and the results help diagnose and monitor respiratory conditions.
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring involves wearing a portable device that automatically measures and records blood pressure at regular intervals over
24 hours. It provides a comprehensive picture of blood pressure patterns, helping diagnose and manage blood pressure conditions.