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Santa Rosa, CA
A 36-year-old female asked:

Can an ekg treadmill test with normal results rule out heart disease? or do i need other tests to test for cad & heart structure problems or blockage?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Greenfield
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
Probably: If you are healthy 36 y/o woman with no symptoms and no risk factors, then probably normal exercise stress test is all you need. If you have risk factors or symptoms, then you could consider coronary cta, nuclear stress test or even cardiac cath.
Dr. Pasala Ravichandran
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Usually: Exercise ekg will give a diagnosis of CAD if abnormal. Other heart diseases need an echo to rule out. If you have no symptoms you don't need multiple tests.
Last updated Jul 10, 2015


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