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What does equivocal cardiac stress test mean in the results? i am a 47 year old male with hypertension controlled through medication. i completed the test reaching the target heart rate with no other symptoms. test was part of an annual insurance check u

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Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Stress test: Equivocal changes imply that Ekg on test show changes which were suggestive of positive but may have not met criteria completely. Using echocardiogram during stress or nick injection can be helpful to improve accuracy.nth God standard is still cardiac Cath
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