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How is a treadmill stress test and chemical stress test different

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Ischemia: Exercise ECG stress testing is a first line diagnostic test used to detect ischemia (significant coronary blockages) & is sometimes combined with echo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Diagnosis: To diagnosis underlying coronary artery disease in one with suggestive symptoms or to evaluate the efficacy of medical therapy in one with known coron ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Treadmill stress tes: Preliminary results can be given immediately before yoy leave, and final results may take a couple of days.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Treadmill test: This test evaluates the physiologic response to exercise. It gives an indication of aerobic capacity, heart function and heart muscle perfusion. It al ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
An: echocardiogram and stress test are quite different.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Stress test: We monitor the ECG during exercise and during recovery, a 'positive' test can appear in either phase. The implication is there is an abnormality in he ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience in Cardiology
50%: Please remember that this is a statistical data -- so realistically in active coronary arteritis (inflammatory or unstable plaques), the reactive resp ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: That may be a sign of a heart problem.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
More or less: 220 (-) your age -> 147.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience in Cardiology
Likely muscle: A negative stress test is about 90% accurate, depending on the type of stress test you had. So, with 90% certainty, your chest discomfort is not from ... Read More
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