Tilt Table Test
During a tilt table test, a person lies on a table. The table is then tilted from a horizontal to a vertical position. The person’s heart rate and blood pressure are monitored throughout the test.
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This is done to help diagnose the cause of unexplained fainting. The test attempts to reproduce the conditions that may cause you to faint.
Last reviewedMay 2013by Brian Randall, MD
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