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When would I need an exercise electrocardiogram?

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Dr. James Chen
Sports Medicine
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In brief: See cardiologist

Typically an exercise ekg is used to evaluate the heart under stress.
This would be done if there is a question whether you can handle a stressful event such as surgery. It also could be done if there is suspicion that you have arterial blockage of your heart. All of these are determined by a cardiologist.

In brief: See cardiologist

Typically an exercise ekg is used to evaluate the heart under stress.
This would be done if there is a question whether you can handle a stressful event such as surgery. It also could be done if there is suspicion that you have arterial blockage of your heart. All of these are determined by a cardiologist.
Dr. James Chen
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