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What is an exercise electrocardiogram used for?

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Dr. Mark Gabelman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Prediction

It is a test that predicts the likelihood of blockages in the arteries.
It can also be used for assessment of exercise tolerance or to exclude exercise induced abnormal heart rhythms.

In brief: Prediction

It is a test that predicts the likelihood of blockages in the arteries.
It can also be used for assessment of exercise tolerance or to exclude exercise induced abnormal heart rhythms.
Dr. Mark Gabelman
Dr. Mark Gabelman
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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Several things

It's a screening test to look for any concerning ischemic changes(that represent poor blood flow to particular regions of the heart) but also serves to look for conduction abnormalities that would include inappropriate heart rate or rhythm responses to increased work load.

In brief: Several things

It's a screening test to look for any concerning ischemic changes(that represent poor blood flow to particular regions of the heart) but also serves to look for conduction abnormalities that would include inappropriate heart rate or rhythm responses to increased work load.
Dr. Stephen Southard
Dr. Stephen Southard
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