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What tests do you need to have in order to see how well your heart is functioning

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience Cardiology
Heart function: The two most common tests used to assess heart function are an echocardiogram and a treadmill stress test.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
CK is also found: in skeletal muscle and the biliary system. This level should be followed by your doctor. CK is not reliably used as a measure of heart damage by its ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Harris
32 years experience Family Medicine
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Yamusah
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: That article does not apply to every child born prematurely. If you do not have problems and your tests are good then there is nothing to worry about ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Normal data: At 28 with all that normal data, you should avoid smoking, eat a mediterranean diet, get aerobic exercise 30min, minimum daily and enjoy life.........
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
They are both: essentially normal. There are many variables including the technicians drawing skill, doctors distraction and quality of images that affect the number ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac arrest: If you have all those normal studies, you are at very low risk for cardiac arrest.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Normal: Your tests are normal this makes it probable your cardiac state is normal.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Coronary Calcium: Coronary Calcium analysis is a method to detect calcified cholesterol in the coronary arteries. A score of zero is quite helpful and predictive in the ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Normal is 65%: A way of defining heart function is the ejection fraction (ef). This is the percentage of blood pumped out of the heart with a heart beat. So if ful ... Read More
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