Tempe, AZ Stress Test Cost Comparison

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A Stress Test in Tempe costs $1,439 on average when you take the median of the 54 medical providers who perform Stress Test procedures in Tempe, AZ. The least expensive Stress Test in Tempe is $725 for a Pulmonary Tests (Stress Test) while the most expensive Stress Test list price is $1,350 for a Cardiovascular Stress Test. There are 2 different types of Stress Test provided in Tempe, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the Tempe providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Procedure Price Range
Cardiovascular Stress Test Cost Average $1,350 - $3,500 Free Quote
Pulmonary Tests (Stress Test) Cost Average $725 - $1,850 Free Quote

Compare Stress Test Providers in Tempe, AZ

Facility City Type
Pinnacle Radiology Phoenix Diagnostic Testing Facility
Maryvale Hospital Medical Center Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center Scottsdale Acute Care Hospital
Banner Baywood Medical Center Mesa Acute Care Hospital
St. Luke's Medical Center Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Banner Heart Hospital Mesa Acute Care Hospital
TMC Advanced Imaging - Scottsdale Scottsdale Diagnostic Testing Facility
TMC Advanced Imaging - Palm Valley Goodyear Diagnostic Testing Facility
Banner Estrella Medical Center Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
AZ-Tech Radiology Gilbert Diagnostic Testing Facility
Mountain Vista Medical Center Mesa Acute Care Hospital
St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Mercy Gilbert Medical Center Gilbert Acute Care Hospital
Phoenix Indian Medical Center Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Chandler Regional Medical Center Chandler Acute Care Hospital
Sun Health Lakes Imaging Center Sun City Diagnostic Testing Facility
Los Ninos Hospital Phoenix Childrens Hospital
Arizona Advanced Imaging Center Mesa Diagnostic Testing Facility
Phoenix Baptist Hospital Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
West Valley Hospital Goodyear Acute Care Hospital
TMC Advanced Imaging - Arrowhead Glendale Diagnostic Testing Facility
Banner Gateway Medical Center Gilbert Acute Care Hospital
Arizona Medical Imaging Physicians Phoenix Diagnostic Testing Facility
TMC Advanced Imaging - Chandler Chandler Diagnostic Testing Facility
Sun Health MRI Center Sun City West Diagnostic Testing Facility
Arizona Heart Hospital Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
John C. Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Stand-up MRI of Arizona Peoria Diagnostic Testing Facility
Mayo Clinic Hospital Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Maricopa Medical Center Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Banner Desert Medical Center Mesa Acute Care Hospital
Paradise Valley Hospital Phoenix Acute Care Hospital
Benora Imaging Phoenix Diagnostic Testing Facility
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix Childrens Hospital
Gilbert Hospital Gilbert Acute Care Hospital
Arrowhead Community Hospital & Medical Center Glendale Acute Care Hospital
Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak Scottsdale Acute Care Hospital
TMC Advanced Imaging - Tempe Tempe Diagnostic Testing Facility
Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center Scottsdale Acute Care Hospital
Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Phoenix Diagnostic Testing Facility
Freedom Pain Hospital Scottsdale Acute Care Hospital
Desert Valley Radiology Phoenix Diagnostic Testing Facility
Banner Thunderbird Medical Center Glendale Acute Care Hospital
Banner Boswell Medical Center Sun City Acute Care Hospital
Pinnacle Radiology Phoenix Diagnostic Testing Facility
Sun Radiology Peoria Diagnostic Testing Facility
TMC Advanced Imaging Phoenix Diagnostic Testing Facility
Pinnacle Radiology Anthem Diagnostic Testing Facility
Wickenburg Community Hospital Wickenburg Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
EVDI Medical Imaging Mesa Diagnostic Testing Facility
Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center Sun City West Acute Care Hospital
Scottsdale Medical Imaging Scottsdale Diagnostic Testing Facility

Stress Test Patient Preparation

Do not eat or drink for three hours prior to the procedure. This reduces the likelihood of nausea that may accompany strenuous exercise after a heavy meal. If you are a diabetic, make sure you let your doctor know ahead of time so you can get specific instructions regarding your insulin prior to your Stress Test. A good rule of thumb for Insulin Dependent Diabetics is to eat a small meal 4 hours prior to your test and then take your insulin. For Non-Insulin Diabetics, eat a light meal 4 hours prior to your test and then take your oral medication. It is important to monitor your glucose levels prior to the test. Your glucose should be less than 150. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes that are suitable for exercise. Avoid tobacco, alcohol, caffeine and other stimulants a few days prior to the test in that they may affect the results of your test. Avoid skin oils and lubricants prior to the test in that it may inhibit the test electrodes from sticking to your skin. Check with your doctor but most likely heart medicines will need to be stopped one or two days prior to the test. Discuss all medications or herbal supplements you are taking prior to the test. Some of these may alter your test results and your physician and the technician should be aware of what you take prior to the test. Bring a list of all your medications with you for review by the facility.

What to expect during and after a Stress Test

A Stress Test is a relatively painless procedure. The only discomfort may be associated with the exercise performed in order to put the heart under stress and possibly the adhesives used to attach the electrical leads, electrodes, to your chest. The exam does not produce electricity, but simply records the electrical activity produced by a patient's heart. The overall preparation and test will take approximately 60 minutes not including waiting time. When the test is ready to be run a technician will bring the EKG machine to the patient and attach the leads onto the patient's chest with small stickers. Prior to starting to exercise, the technician will perform an EKG test to measure your heart rate and blood pressure at rest. Upon completion, you will be asked to run on a treadmill or pedal a stationary bike to increase your heart rate. The EKG test will be on and monitored at regular intervals by the technician during your exercise. It is important to tell the technician if you feel chest, arm, or jaw pain or discomfort, shortness of breath, dizzy, lightheaded, or any other unusual symptoms. You will be asked to exercise until you feel exhausted or for about 10 to 12 minutes.

After the test you will cool down by walking or pedaling slowly for a few minutes. The EKG test will continue to be on to monitor your heart until all levels return to normal. Your EKG results will be interpreted by a trained doctor and then discussed with you directly.

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