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Could sestamibi nuclear stress test only evaluates left ventricular function?

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Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience in Cardiology
NO: Nuclear stress test are done to evaluate coronary circulation/ blockages/CAD. As lagniappe they provide info re LV function. However, there are less expensive and invasive test that evaluate LV function just as well or better, like echocardiography
Answered on Jul 12, 2017

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