(Head-Up Tilt Table Test [HUT]; Passive Head-Up Tilt Test; Upright Tilt Test)
Fainting may be due to decreased blood flow to the brain.
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During a tilt table test, a person lies on a table. The table is then tilted from a horizontal to a vertical position. The person’s heart rate and blood pressure are monitored throughout the test.
Reasons for Test
This is done to help diagnose the cause of unexplained fainting. The test attempts to reproduce the conditions that may cause you to faint.