Cleveland, OH Stress Test Cost Comparison

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A Stress Test in Cleveland costs $1,130 on average when you take the median of the 30 medical providers who perform Stress Test procedures in Cleveland, OH. The least expensive Stress Test in Cleveland is $400 for a Pulmonary Tests (Stress Test) while the most expensive Stress Test list price is $1,250 for a Cardiovascular Stress Test. There are 2 different types of Stress Test provided in Cleveland, 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 Cleveland 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
Pulmonary Tests (Stress Test) Cost Average $400 - $1,050 Free Quote
Cardiovascular Stress Test Cost Average $1,250 - $3,200 Free Quote

Compare Stress Test Providers in Cleveland, OH

Facility City Type
Hillcrest Hospital Mayfield Heights Acute Care Hospital
Wadsworth-rittman Hospital Wadsworth Acute Care Hospital
Severance Radiology Services Cleveland Heights Diagnostic Testing Facility
University Hospitals Case Medical Center Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Lakewood Hospital Lakewood Acute Care Hospital
Lodi Community Hospital - Radiology and Imaging Services Lodi Diagnostic Testing Facility
University Hospitals Geauga Regional Hospital Chardon Acute Care Hospital
University Suburban Health Center South Euclid Medical Center
Lutheran Hospital Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Lodi Community Hospital Lodi Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Advantage Diagnostics Painesville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Westside Imaging Center Brook Park Diagnostic Testing Facility
Allen Medical Center Oberlin Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
EMH Regional Medical Center Elyria Acute Care Hospital
Lakeeast Hospital Painesville Acute Care Hospital
University Hospitals Richmond Medical Center Richmond Heights Acute Care Hospital
Medina General Hospital Medina Acute Care Hospital
South Pointe Hospital Warrensville Heights Acute Care Hospital
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital Cleveland Childrens Hospital
Metrohealth Medical Center Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Saint John West Shore Hospital Westlake Acute Care Hospital
The Cleveland Clinic Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
University Hospitals Bedford Medical Center Bedford Acute Care Hospital
Parma Community General Hospital Parma Acute Care Hospital
Southwest General Health Center Middleburg Heights Acute Care Hospital
Community Health Partners Regional Medical Center Lorain Acute Care Hospital
Saint Vincent Charity Hospital Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Cchs Westlake Imaging Center Westlake Diagnostic Testing Facility
Marymount Hospital Garfield Heights Acute Care Hospital
Fairview Hospital Cleveland Acute Care Hospital

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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