Electrocardiograms - Vancouver General Hospital

We provide Exercise Tolerance (Stress) Testing, Nuclear Medicine enhanced Exercise Tolerance (Stress) Testing, Nuclear Medicine enhanced and pharmaceutical induced Exercise Tolerance (Stress) Testing, 24 hour Holter Monitor testing,  and 12 and 18-lead electrocardiograms (ECG) that are interpreted by specialist physician Cardiologists. ECGs measure the electrical activity of the heart using skin electrodes to show abnormal heart rhythms.  Exercise Tolerance Testing measures the electrical activity of the heart during exercise.  Holter monitor testing measures the electrical activity of the heart over a day.  

Vancouver General Hospital - Jim Pattison Pavilion

899 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 1M9
Phone: (604) 875-4800

Referral

Physician referral required. Appointment will be scheduled through physician.

Parking & transportation

There is pay parking available at our two visitor lots located on the VGH campus:

  • Multi-level parkade at the corner of West 12th Avenue and Laurel Street, across from the main entrance of the Jim Pattison Pavilion.
  • The Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre parking lot is located off of Laurel Street between West 12th and West 13th Avenue.

There is a wheelchair-accessible overpass from the VGH parkade at Level 4 and a crosswalk at Level 2.

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