A 66-year-old male asked:
Would cardiac fibrosis or heart scarring show up on stress test or only on an echocardiogram?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Henry Yeeanswered
39 years experience
Yes can show on both: Cardiac scar from previous heart attack can be shown in myocardial perfusion scan stress test and also in stres echocardiography.
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Dr. Dan Fisheranswered
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Only echo.: A chemical stress test with nuclear scintigraphy can demonstrate scar but not your typical treadmill/ ekg testing.
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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