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Electrocardiogram

Electrocardiogram

An electrocardiogram (also known as an EKG or ECG) is a common test that monitors the electrical activity of your heart.

Through an electrocardiogram, we can determine if electrical activity is normal, as well as if parts of your heart are being under- or overworked.

We may recommend an electrocardiogram for a variety of reasons, including:

  • Diagnosing unexplained chest pain or pressure
  • Checking for signs of heart disease
  • Determining if walls of the heart chambers are too thick
  • Confirming that medicines are working
  • Examining heart implants such as pacemakers

During the test, electrodes are placed on different areas of your body, including chest, arms, and legs. While lying down, you will be asked to stay still and breathe normally for about 5-10 minutes. Once the test is complete, the electrodes are removed and your skin is cleaned. 

Based on the results, we may offer a treatment plan or suggest further testing.


 

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Our Great Lakes Cardiovascular Locations

12845 Broadway
Alden, NY 14004
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1091 Main St., Ste. 301
Buffalo, NY 14209
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100 High St.
Buffalo, NY 14203
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Bradford Regional Medical Center
116 Interstate Parkway, Ste. 21
Bradford, PA 16701
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7060 Erie Rd., Ste. 300
Derby, NY 14047
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529 Central Ave.
Dunkirk, NY 14048
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3898 Vineyard Dr. Ste. 1
Dunkirk, NY 14048
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5844 Southwestern Blvd., Ste. 500
Hamburg, NY 14048
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160 East Ave.
Lockport, NY 14094
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7300 Porter Rd.
Niagara Falls, NY 14304
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571 10th Street, Suite 264A
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
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2223 W. State St., Ste. 120
Olean, NY 14760
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515 Main St.
Olean, NY 14760
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5959 Big Tree Rd., Ste. 102
Orchard Park, NY 14127
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705 Maple Rd. 
Williamsville, NY 14221
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