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What exactly does it mean if someone fails a treadmill stress test during a resting period?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Stress test: We monitor the ECG during exercise and during recovery, a 'positive' test can appear in either phase. The implication is there is an abnormality in heart blood flow present.

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Last updated Jun 9, 2018

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