Preparing foryour procedure

Tell your doctor about any existing health problems and medications you’re taking. Ask them if you should stop any medications before your heart rhythm study.

Your doctor may arrange for you to have an electrocardiogram, an echocardiogram and/or an x-ray before your procedure.

Your anaesthetic options

About the anaesthetic and post-procedure pain relief.


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