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How does stress test check or measure oxygenation?

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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: CPET

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing measures oxygen consumption at rest and during maximum exercise, usually on a stationary bicycyle or sometimes on a treadmill .
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In brief: CPET

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing measures oxygen consumption at rest and during maximum exercise, usually on a stationary bicycyle or sometimes on a treadmill .
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Michael Fenster
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Speciali equipment

An average stress test does not directly measure oxygen consumption.
Specialized equipment used with a treadmill (GXT) test can measure oxygen consumption often reffered to as a "v dot o two" measure. A standard GXT measure workload achieved by how far you go and gives a "metabolic equivalent" or "met" or average expenditure to achive that workload. The higher the mets achieved, the better.

In brief: Speciali equipment

An average stress test does not directly measure oxygen consumption.
Specialized equipment used with a treadmill (GXT) test can measure oxygen consumption often reffered to as a "v dot o two" measure. A standard GXT measure workload achieved by how far you go and gives a "metabolic equivalent" or "met" or average expenditure to achive that workload. The higher the mets achieved, the better.
Dr. Michael Fenster
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