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Would cardiac fibrosis or heart scarring show up on stress test or only on an echocardiogram?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Only echo.

A chemical stress test with nuclear scintigraphy can demonstrate scar but not your typical treadmill/ ekg testing.

In brief: Only echo.

A chemical stress test with nuclear scintigraphy can demonstrate scar but not your typical treadmill/ ekg testing.
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Dr. Henry Yee
General Practice

In brief: Yes can show on both

Cardiac scar from previous heart attack can be shown in myocardial perfusion scan stress test and also in stres echocardiography.

In brief: Yes can show on both

Cardiac scar from previous heart attack can be shown in myocardial perfusion scan stress test and also in stres echocardiography.
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Dr. Michael Negrey
Ophthalmology

In brief: See ur cardiologist.

Get both tests.

In brief: See ur cardiologist.

Get both tests.
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