A 42-year-old female asked:
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Normal stress echo with no evidence of stress induced myocardial ischemia but abnormal exercise stress at 9.1 mets? Reached 94% of hr.

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ur initial ST: Is more likely false positive.With ur young age and i presume with no risk factors like hypertension , diabetes, high lipids ; strong family history of heart disease, i won't worry about it. Follow up with ur pcp or cardiologist. Take care and mabuhay! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/heart-disease/guide/stress-test--(dupe). Tp://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/gettinghealthy/gettinghealthy_ucm_001078_subhomepage.Js.
Answered on Feb 19, 2015
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