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mildly abnormal stress test

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
You need a nuclear 1: women have more noise in conventional ekg stress tests. For this reason for a lot of years it was recommended to give dye studies (nuclear stress test ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Abnormal stress test: If you have an abnormal test, you need to discuss it with your doctor and ask the meaning of the test and what additional steps if any need to be take ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henson
31 years experience Cardiology
Depends: depends upon the abnormality and the person being tested. 10% or more treadmills with be "abnormal" but nothing being wrong with the person. this ma ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
Clinical correlation: Deciding best treatment option for you really depends on your symptoms...in other words, why did you have the stress test? Chest pain? Shortness of br ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Positive: This means that they did see signs of ekg changes when you reached a certain level of exertion. This would warrant further evaluation with imaging str ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: YOu may have some congenital abnormality that has caused this problem You need to see a cardiologist and will probably require a heart cath to complet ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Stress test: Abnormal stress test suggests that the heart muscle may be getting insufficient blood flow during exercise. This finding needs to be further investiga ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pareena Bilkoo
21 years experience Cardiology
Stress test: Mild e/a reversal refers to the relaxation of the lower and upper chambers of heart. At your age (63) likely normal. The atrium is the upper chamber o ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
No worries: Perfusion means blood flow so the report indicates that some areas of the heart were not as highly perfused as others (minimal difference since it was ... Read More

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