ABPM (AMBULATORY BLOOD PRESSURE MEASUREMENT)

A range of indicators have been used to examine the relationship between increased 24-hour ABP and end-organ damage. Most studies have shown that the end-organ damage associated with hypertension is more strongly correlated with ABP than with clinic blood pressure measurements.

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ECG (Electrocardiography)

The electrocardiography is a technique of recording the bio-electric currents generated by the heart. The graphical display of this recording is called electrocardiogram. The acronym ECG, refers in general to both electrocardiogram and electrocardiography.

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Lithotripsy

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is a modern, non-surgical way of treating specific conditions. Ultrasound equipment and X-ray screening is used to provide a precise image of your condition. Pulses of energy are then aimed at the part of the body where the problem exists causing mini shock waves.

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Holter

A Holter monitor is a continuous tape recording of a patient's EKG for 24 hours. Since it can be worn during the patient's regular daily activities, it helps the physician correlate symptoms of dizziness, palpitations (a sensation of fast or irregular heart rhythm) or black outs.

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EMG (Electromyography)

Electromyography (EMG) measures the electrical discharges made by the muscles. Nerve conduction studies (measuring nerve conduction velocity) determine how well individual nerves can transmit electrical signals.

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EEG (Electroencephalography)

The EEG is a key tool in the diagnosis and management of epilepsy and other seizure disorders. It is also used to assist in the diagnosis of, among others, brain damage and disease (e.g. stroke, tumors, encephalitis), mental retardation and sleep disorders,.

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