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What's the purpose of the exercise stress test?

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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Check heart

To evaluate your heart's ability to respond to increased energy needs with exercise.

In brief: Check heart

To evaluate your heart's ability to respond to increased energy needs with exercise.
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Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
Nuclear Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Angina.

A stress test should help in determining if chest pain is due to a blockage in an artery within the heart.

In brief: Angina.

A stress test should help in determining if chest pain is due to a blockage in an artery within the heart.
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