8 doctors weighed in:
Is the thallium stress test a risky thing to do?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
7 doctors agree
In brief: Not generally
Some people are concerned that stressing a heart that does have coronary artery disease can cause heart attack.
Fortunately never seems to be the case. Can get arrythmia from some meds, but complications also quite rare. Usually benefit far outweighs risk.

In brief: Not generally
Some people are concerned that stressing a heart that does have coronary artery disease can cause heart attack.
Fortunately never seems to be the case. Can get arrythmia from some meds, but complications also quite rare. Usually benefit far outweighs risk.
Dr. Matt Malkin
Dr. Matt Malkin
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Very simple stress test.

In brief: No
Very simple stress test.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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