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Is it possible to die from a heart attack during a dobutamine stress test?
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Dr. Gavin Noble
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Rarely, but Yes
All types of stress test have risks, including the rare risk of death.
Other risks include arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation, palpitations, COPD or asthma exacerbation, and passing out. Fortunately most are rare.

In brief: Rarely, but Yes
All types of stress test have risks, including the rare risk of death.
Other risks include arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation, palpitations, COPD or asthma exacerbation, and passing out. Fortunately most are rare.
Dr. Gavin Noble
Dr. Gavin Noble
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes, but it is rare
There is a 1 in 10, 000 chance of dying during any stress test.

In brief: Yes, but it is rare
There is a 1 in 10, 000 chance of dying during any stress test.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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