cardiac stress test


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cardiac stress test

An ELECTROCARDIOGRAM (ECG) test done while the subject is exercising, as on a treadmill. This may reveal evidence of relative insufficiency of coronary blood flow that would not show up on an ECG done at rest.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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It is used during the cardiac stress test which is a routine test as well as done to diagnose some of the heart problems.
Stressing the heart might not sound like a safe thing for someone with a cardiovascular condition, but a cardiac stress test is an important tool for doctors.
Herzog, M.D., from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, and colleagues identified Medicare beneficiaries aged 66 years or older undergoing a first cardiac stress test from 2008 to 2012.
A sick and indigent elderly could receive P3,000 worth of maintenance medicines for one month, and other services like free regular physical examination, cardiac stress test and endoscopy, among others.
In fact it rivals the demands during maximal exercise testing, such as a cardiac stress test on a treadmill or bicycle, which often exceed 80-90% of your maximal exercise tolerance.
The exercise cardiac stress test measured METs was on average 3.3 METs higher than the METs estimated from the preoperative evaluation clinic history.
"WHY ARE YOU here?" the tech asked me when I went in for my cardiac stress test. It was a reasonable question.
The bicycle cardiac stress test revealed no significant difference between the groups at the 4 mmol lactate threshold (Table 3).
When he was evaluated for a potential transplant, his cardiac stress test and EKG showed favorable results.
San Angelo, TX, October 29, 2016 --(PR.com)-- The patient benefits are noteworthy as radiation exposure in cardiac stress test with PET nuclear imaging is comparatively low due to the short half-life of Rubidium-82 and remains at the lower end of effective dosage among cardiac imaging procedures that involve ionizing radiation according to the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
The cardiac stress test (CST) is the most widely used heart screening examination.
"For instance, a cardiac stress test and an electrocardiogram may be carried out in order to determine the risk for cardiac problems during or after surgery, while cognitive tests will provide an idea for how well you are likely to cope with the mental stress of a hospital stay."