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Could sestamibi nuclear stress test only evaluates left ventricular function?

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Dr. Sergio Schabelman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: NO

Nuclear stress test are done to evaluate coronary circulation/ blockages/CAD.
As lagniappe they provide info re LV function. However, there are less expensive and invasive test that evaluate LV function just as well or better, like echocardiography

In brief: NO

Nuclear stress test are done to evaluate coronary circulation/ blockages/CAD.
As lagniappe they provide info re LV function. However, there are less expensive and invasive test that evaluate LV function just as well or better, like echocardiography
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