A stress test, often times called a treadmill test or exercise test, helps a doctor find out how well your heart handles work. As your body works harder during the test, it requires more oxygen and in effect the heart must pump more blood. The test can show if blood supply is reduced in the arteries that supply the heart.
Treadmill test (TMT) or exercise stress test is one of the commonest forms of stress tests used to induce provokable myocardial ischemia for diagnostic evaluation of coronary artery disease. The Tread Mill test is conducted on an extra long treadmill to provide an extra margin of safety to patients. Its smooth and silent operation facilitates accurate blood pressure measurements even at high workloads. The variable speed range permits diagnosing of patients with varied health backgrounds