Internists interpret exercise stress test.?

Yes. Any physician who has received proper training can interpret a stress test.
Some do, yes. Not every Internist, mind you. There are certifications that are required for any physician, cardiologist or otherwise, to document competency in the interpretation of stress tests. But an Internist can achieve this certification.

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What's the purpose of the exercise stress test?

Check heart. To evaluate your heart's ability to respond to increased energy needs with exercise. Read more...
Imaging.... Nuclear medicine exercise stress test is used to evaluate for myocardial ischemia, hibernating myocardium, and myocardial scarring. Stress test can tell you about the perfusion, heart wall motion, and the heart volumes. Read more...

Does a normal exercise stress test mean there are no blockages and no coronary diseases? What percentage of blockage does it detect?

No. A normal stress test does not mean that there are no blockages. This test is not perfect by any means, i.e. There are false negative results as well. The likelihood of a significant blockage is less when there is a normal stress test. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: exercise stress test?

↑ Heart rate & BP. Recording an ekg while walking up a steeper & steeper incline, at a faster & faster rate, so as to increase heart contraction intensity & rate of contraction, thus blood flow needed by the heart muscle. However, atherosclerosis does not narrow arteries, clots do, & the ekg only detects major qualitative differences in capillary blood flow. Thus only severe artery disease narrowing is ever detected. Read more...
Heart stress test. You walk/run on a treadmill while you have a continuous ekg to see if your heart looks like it lacks oxygen as you work harder. For people that can't exercise you can give them medication to simulate exercise. Sometimes you will also have a heart ultrasound (echocardiogram) at the same time. Read more...

Would heart scarring show up on an exercise stress test?

See ur cardiologist. This is beyond my area of expertise. However, when you ask about scarring, what do you mean exactly?Damage to the heart muscles most likely would be seen on an exercise stress test. Cardiologists use many different test to find out if the heart muscles are damaged. Only with these specific test will you know if there is damage to your heart. Please follow up with your doctor. Read more...

What is tested for during an exercise stress test?

Coronary reserve. As a stress test progresses, the heart beats harder and faster which requires a richer and richer circulation provided by the coronary arteries. If need outstrips supply due to blockage, the test becomes abnormal. Thus a stress test is an indirect way to look for blockage. (a direct way is to fill the coronaries with dye and observe them directly) . Read more...