Cardiac exercise stress test | definition of cardiac exercise stress test by Medical dictionary
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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