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Are the results comparable with dipyridamole and a dobutamine stress echo?
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In brief: Practically yes
Positive with either needs more work up.

In brief: Practically yes
Positive with either needs more work up.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: No
Dipyridamole is not being used widely for stress echo because of difficulty in interpretation -- but if we compare Dobutamine stress echo and Dipyridamole stress nuclear imaging, then yes, they are comparable in both sensitivity and specificity of the results --.

In brief: No
Dipyridamole is not being used widely for stress echo because of difficulty in interpretation -- but if we compare Dobutamine stress echo and Dipyridamole stress nuclear imaging, then yes, they are comparable in both sensitivity and specificity of the results --.
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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