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How effectice is a radionuclide stress test at showing coronary disease?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Nuclear Med: The nuclear stress perfusion study in good labs is over 90% specific and a bit less sensitive. It's application in quantitating known CAD is more reliable. The study is widely used around the world.

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