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A 41-year-old male asked:

Cardiologist told me yesterday i had a normal nuc stress test. asked if that meant no ischemia or no detectable, he responded "no ischemia". true?

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Negative: Negative predictive value (npv) of a test is defined as the proportion of subjects with a negative test result who are correctly diagnosed. Npv of nuclear stress test is not 100%, but close. This means that although the test was negative, the results is not always true.
Last updated Sep 9, 2013

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