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What is a duel isotope dobutamine test?

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac stress Test: This is a form of cardiac stress testing where two different radioactive isotopes are used to visualize the heart muscle at rest and during stress. Dobutamine is a chemical that is used to increase your heart rate and simulate walking on the treadmill.
Answered on Aug 2, 2015

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