tilt-table test

  • head-up tilt test
German: Kipptisch-Test
Japanese: 傾斜台試験

Cardiology. A test that is designed to provide information about the causes of vasovagal syncopes (fainting caused by action of the vagus nerve). During the test, the subject's position is varied between lying and standing. Blood pressure and heart rate (ECG) are recorded and analyzed.

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