Recurring fainting spells could be a warning sign of something serious. This symptom requires immediate investigation with a tilt table test procedure.
Also called the head-upright tilt test or passive head-up tilt test, it is a diagnostic procedure to test those suffering from Syncope. Dr. Karthigesan may recommend HUTT to determine the reason for your Syncope, the underlying risks, and the severity of the issue.
Dr. Karthigesan is a leading cardiologist specializing in interventional cardiology, device therapy, and electrophysiology. He may recommend the HUTT to assess vitals like your heart rate and blood pressure continuously while the table tilts at different angles but always remains in a heads-up position.
Dr. Karthigesan may suggest this test to determine the reasons for your:
The head-up tilt table test determines if an abnormal heart rate, a slow heart rate (Bradycardia), or blood pressure is causing your Syncope spells.