A 34-year-old male asked:
does chest heaviness and throat pain during stress test with no ecg changes mean its negative or posative normal hr and bp response ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Daniel Zanger answered
32 years experience Cardiology
Stress test : A routine treadmill test does a false - negative rate in other words the test is "negative " based on ECG criteria but indeed the patient has coronary disease a thallium stress or a cat scan angiogram has higher accuracy.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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