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How is a treadmill stress test and chemical stress test different

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience 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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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
ForAdvancedDisease: Promoted for detecting artery disease, but misses most disease; arteries expand, not narrow. ~75%, or more, narrowing required before stress tests, al ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience 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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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
ForAdvancedDisease: Promoted for detecting artery disease, but misses most disease; arteries expand, not narrow. ~75%, or more, narrowing required before stress tests, al ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Treadmill stress tes: Preliminary results can be given immediately before yoy leave, and final results may take a couple of days.
Dr. Gavin Noble
22 years experience Cardiology
Most tests: Should have results available immediately (1-2 hours) if you wait. All should be finalized within 1 work day. You should get a call and your doctor ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
An: echocardiogram and stress test are quite different.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience 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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
No: That may be a sign of a heart problem.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
More or less: 220 (-) your age -> 147.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience 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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