Services of Toronto Heart Centre

 

 

You may complete this form and fax it to 647-260-0279 or email a scanned + completed copy to referrals@torontoheartcentre.ca.

We are excited at the opportunity to provide a comprehensive level of service and commitment to health care. At the Toronto Heart Centre, you can expect the following services:

  • General Cardiology
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia
  • Heart Failure
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Cardiac Risk Assessment
  • Echocardiography
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Loop Monitoring
  • Stress Testing
  • Stress Echo
  • Ambulatory BP Monitor
  • Vascular Ultrasound *
  • Nuclear Cardiology *

* This test takes place at St. Michael’s Hospital

Cardiovascular Diagnostics

Heart Centre Site (2300 Yonge Street)
  • Echocardiography
  • ECG
  • Exercise Stress Test (GXT)
  • Exercise Stress Echo
  • 24-Hour Holter Monitoring
  • 48-Hour Holter Monitoring
  • 14-Day Holter Monitoring
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor

Diagnostic Tests Preparations

Exercise Stress Test (GXT) / Exercise Stress Echo
  • Light breakfast / lunch on the day of test
  • Wear comfortable shoes, T-shirt, shorts or pants
  • No smoking 1 hour prior to testing
  • Bring all current medications, and check with your physician regarding the discontinuation of any related medication.

Vascular Ultrasound

St. Michael’s Hospital (30 Bond Street)
  • Carotid
  • Abdominal Aorta Aneurysm
  • ABI Screening
  • Arterial Lower Extremity
  • Venous Lower Extremity
  • Arterial Upper Extremity
  • Venous Upper Extremity

Diagnostic Tests Preparations

  • No caffeine (coffee, tea, cola, decaffeinated products, chocolate, medications containing caffeine) on day of test
  • Low fat meal the night prior to the date of test
  • Nothing solid to eat on the morning of the test
  • Take one bowl of jello on the morning of the test (for gas reduction)
  • If you are diabetic, you should follow your regular diet regimen

Nuclear Cardiology

St. Michael’s Hospital (30 Bond Street)
  • Myocardial Perfusion (MIBI)
  • Ventricular Function (MUGA)

What is a Holter Monitor?

24-Hour Holter Monitoring

TORONTO HEART CENTRE PATIENT COMMUNICATION PLATFORM