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diagnosis 2/8 from 11/12 stress test. fixed inferolateral apical defect, myocardial infarct, 2 month a-fib/electric shock. do i need a cardiac cath?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Generally not: As there is no ischemia on your stress unless symptoms suggest angina despite good medical therapy.
Answered on Jun 30, 2017
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Dr. Ehsan Ansari
29 years experience Cardiology
Just want to add If your heart function is normal and good exercise tolerance no need for cath. Otherwise I favor cath.
Apr 2, 2013

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