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​BIO-Z Impedance Cardiography is a simple test that can help with the diagnosis and treatment of high blood pressure and the function of the ventricle (bottom pumping chamber) of your heart. The test results can also be used as a guide when making adjustments to certain types of pacemakers.

Preparation:

  • A small area of the chest may need to be shaved
  • Wear a shirt or blouse that opens in the front

During the test:

  • 4 sticky pads (electrodes) are placed on the patient's neck and chest area
  • The patient needs to rest quietly without talking or moving during the test

After the test:

  • The test results are discussed with you by the provider during your visit​