cardiac exercise stress test

car·di·ac ex·er·cise stress test

(kahr'dē-ak ek'sĕr-sīz stres test)
Diagnostic procedure whereby a patient's cardiac response to physical stress is measured by a cardiologist using continuous electrocardiography to monitor vital signs while the patient exercises on a treadmill.
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This assessment provides an estimate of a patient's METs that is assumed to correspond to a formal quantitative measurement of METs performed during a cardiac exercise stress test.
Disturbed hemodynamic cardiac exercise stress test response in non smoking, normolipidemic, normotensive, diabetic subjects.