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Dr. George ALLIBONE
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Can precipitate an ischemic event , if stress relates in decreased coronary flow during maximum stress.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Don't think so: But i would discuss with your cardiologist to be sure.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Fairly but not entir: It is 80-90% reliable.But if you have angina oranychest pain thenyou must have a coronaryangiogram done to check the health of your coronary arteries.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac stress test: There are various drugs we use during cardiac stress testing with imaging. For routine treadmill or bicycle exercise stress testing without imaging, n ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Varies: It varies depending on type of stress e.g. Treadmill or which pharmaceutical. It also varies by location if you do it in a doctor's office or clinic o ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Nuclear stress test: These tests are performed with ECG and blood pressure monitoring and with emergency drugs and defibrillator usually available in the room.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mibi stress test: the study is done with ECG and BP monitoring with emergency equipment readily available if needed
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Akiva Mintz
16 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Depends: It depends what your doctor is looking for. Ultrasound, cardiac ct and MRI may be able to show how strong your heart is beating (ejection fraction) an ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Stress test: Indicates exercise aerobic capacity, possible presence of ischemia or arrhythmia.
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Dr. Luke Hermann
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not necessarily: Cardiac caths are used to identify blockages in the arteries that supply blood to the heart. The idea, which makes intuitive sense, is that if a signi ... Read More
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