heads-up tilt table test
heads-up tilt table test (HUTT)
a method of evaluating patients with neurocardiac syncope. After baseline signs are recorded with the patient in the supine position, the patient is tilted to an 80-degree angle for 30 minutes, or until neurocardiac syncope signs appear.
heads-up tilt ta·ble test(hedz-ŭp tilt tābĕl test)
Assessment to determine the cause of syncope (fainting or loss of consciousness). Also called tilt table test.