A 35-year-old male asked:
37 m with clean echo stress and lipids in january. no fam his no smoke normal bp bmi. left arm pain for 3 months. can i be assured heart low risk?
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Cardiology 49 years experience
Need more informatio: An Echo stress is a noninvasive but fairly good test. However it is very dependent on the Echo tech. One question is: was it a Bruce Protocol stress, and if so, how many minutes on the treadmill, and did the stress reproduce the arm pain? Thus I can not be satisfied that your particular test was adequate without more information. What activity causes your arm pain?, Do you get Short of Breath?
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