Why a Cardiac Arrhythmia Screening is Vital to Your Health

Why a Cardiac Arrhythmia Screening is Vital to Your Health

Why a Cardiac Arrhythmia Screening is Vital to Your Health

By Island Hospital | Feb 16, 2024 02:53:17 PM

As we step into the new year, prioritizing our health becomes paramount.

One aspect often overlooked is the health of our hearts. Irregular heartbeats, known as arrhythmias, can signal underlying cardiac issues.

In this blog, we delve into the significance of Heart Screening and how it plays a crucial role in maintaining a healthy heart.

Understanding Arrhythmia

Arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats, can occur without noticeable symptoms.

However, they could indicate potential cardiac problems.

Our Comprehensive Cardiac Arrhythmia Screening is designed to detect and assess irregular heart rhythms, providing insights into your heart’s health.

Cardiac Arrhythmia Screening Process

The screening process involves advanced diagnostic techniques to thoroughly examine your heart’s rhythm.

From electrocardiograms (ECG) to Holter monitoring, our comprehensive approach ensures a detailed understanding of your heart’s electrical activity.

Advantages of Island Hospital Cardiac Arrhythmia Screenings

  • Proactive approach to heart health: Identifies potential problems early, allowing for timely intervention and prevention.
  • Comprehensive assessment: Provides a complete picture of your heart health through various tests.
  • Expert consultation: Interpretation of results and personalized guidance by a qualified electrophysiologist.
  • Peace of mind: Knowing your heart’s health status reduces anxiety and empowers you to make informed lifestyle choices.

Remember, this is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor for personalized recommendations and discuss any concerns you may have.

Benefits of Early Heart Arrhythmia Detection

Early detection of arrhythmias allows for timely intervention and management. By identifying irregular heartbeats early on, our screening can contribute to preventing more severe cardiac issues.

Prioritizing your heart health is a gift to yourself and your loved ones. Consider our Comprehensive Cardiac Arrhythmia Screening to embark on a journey of heart wellness.

Book your heart screening today and step into the new year with confidence and a healthy heart.

Detailed Breakdown of Island Hospital Cardiac Arrhythmia Screening

The Island Hospital Comprehensive Cardiac Arrhythmia Screening package provides a thorough assessment of your heart health.

Here’s a detailed breakdown of the included tests:

Resting ECG (Electrocardiogram)


  • Measures the electrical activity of your heart at rest.
  • Detects irregularities in heart rhythm (arrhythmias), enlarged heart chambers, and poor blood flow.
  • Simple, non-invasive test using electrodes placed on your chest and limbs.


Stress Test


  • Assesses your heart’s ability to cope with physical exertion.
  • You’ll walk on a treadmill or exercise bike with increasing intensity while monitored by ECG and blood pressure.
  • Reveals hidden heart problems that may not show up at rest.




  • Uses ultrasound waves to create detailed images of your heart structure and function.
  • Evaluates your heart valves, chambers, and walls for abnormalities.
  • Identifies potential risks for heart failure, stroke, and other cardiac conditions.


Blood Investigation


  • Analyzes various blood components to assess your overall health and identify potential risk factors for heart disease.
  • Includes tests for: Total Calcium, Phosphate, Uric Acid, Blood Glucose, Full Blood Picture, Blood Grouping, C-Reactive Protein (CRP), Free T4, TSH, Kidney Function Profile (RFT), Liver Function Profile (LFT), Lipid Profile, Rheumatoid Factor (RF), Hepatitis B Screening.


Urine FEME (Fecal Occult Blood)


  • Screens for hidden blood in stool, which could indicate digestive issues potentially impacting heart health.
  • Simple, non-invasive test using a home kit.


Holter Study


  • Records your heart’s electrical activity continuously for 24-48 hours using a portable ECG device.
  • Captures intermittent arrhythmias and provides insights into your heart’s behavior during daily activities.


Consultation by Electrophysiologist


  • A cardiologist specializing in diagnosing and treating heart rhythm disorders reviews your test results and discusses your heart health.
  • Provides personalized recommendations for further evaluation or treatment if necessary.

Learn More About Our Cardiac Arrhythmia Screening

It’s crucial to proactively prioritize our health.

Remember to schedule and attend your cardiac arrhythmia health screenings to ensure early prevention of any heart health issues.

Island Hospital also provides other comprehensive health screenings to assist you on your path to a healthier lifestyle.

We take pride in our partnership with experienced cardiologists who offer comprehensive care for patients with heart-related concerns.

Contact us today to book an appointment with our cardiologists or to explore our Cardiology Services available at Island Hospital.

Our team of dedicated cardiologist consultants at Island Hospital is committed to ensuring your heart health and well-being. Feel free to schedule a consultation with any of our experts to discuss your cardiovascular concerns and receive personalized care. Here are our esteemed cardiologist consultants:

Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist

(MMC No. 40074) (NSR No. 131153)
MD (UKM), MRCP (UK), FNHAM, FAsCC, FESC, FHRS, CCDS, CEPS (USA), Fellowship in Advanced Clinical Cardiac Pacing & Interventional Electrophysiology (UCLA)
DID +604 238 3183


(MMC No. 39167) (NSR No. 125592)
MBBS (Mal.), MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin.), FNHAM, AM
DID + 604 238 3166 / 3169

(MMC No. 33026) (NSR No. 123930)
MBBCh, BAO (Ire), MRCP (Ire.), MSc (Cardiology) (Trinity, Ire.), FNHAM
DID + 604 238 3324 / 3325

(MMC No. 54333) (NSR No. 129626)
MBChB (UK), FRCP (Edin.), MD (UK), FESC (Europe), CCST CARDIOLOGY (UK), Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology (Newcastle, UK), AM
DID + 604 238 3262 / 3264

(MMC No. 57905) (NSR No. 136208)
MD (FMSMU), MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin), EECC (Europe), EAPCI (Europe), SCCT (USA), BSCI (UK), CCDS (IBHRE US), General and Interventional Fellowship (Mal), AM (Mal)
DID +604 238 3170

(MMC No. 24527) (NSR No. 123890)
MBBS (Mal.), MRCP (UK), MMed (S’pore), FAMS (S’pore), AM
DID +604 238 3376 / 3377


(MMC No. 32163) (NSR No. 124313)
BA, MA, Peterhouse, Cambridge, MBBChir, University of Cambridge, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh), European Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Thoracic Surgery, Clinical Fellowships Mayo and Cleveland Clinics (USA), Academy of Medicine (Mal.)
DID + 604 238 3370 / 3371