Stress test

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Stress test

Tests conducted by federal supervisory agencies in early 2009 to estimate the range of possible future losses among US banks and determine if they have sufficient capital buffers to withstand the impact of a severe recession. The stress test involved two scenarios, a base scenario and a worst case scenario.

Stress Test

A simulation measuring the capital adequacy of a bank. A government conducts a stress test to attempt to ensure that a bank can remain solvent in a crisis. The term came to prominence in 2009 and 2010 when the U.S. Treasury conducted stress tests of bailed out banks before it allowed them to repay Treasury loans.
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He reported on 2,690 men with type 2 diabetes who underwent an exercise stress test at the VA centers in Washington or Palo Alto, Calif, where the policy for 2 decades has been to routinely administer a stress test to all diabetic patients.
If they do have an exercise stress test, we can calculate the target heart rate for them.
A maximal exercise stress test at 60% or more of maximum capacity is being urged for all seemingly healthy women above age 55 who exercise at levels of 6 metabolic equivalents or higher.
CorVue([TM]) is a cardiac pharmacologic stress SPECT (single-photon-emission computed tomographic) imaging agent intended for use in patients with or at risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) who are unable to perform a cardiac exercise stress test.
These tiny variations in the electrocardiogram - measured at one millionth of a volt accuracy - are most commonly measured during a sub-maximal exercise stress test in the doctor's office or hospital outpatient setting.
They applied cardiopulmonary exercise stress test to 30 healthy male subjects and could not observe any significant effect of exercise on oxidation products and vitamin E concentration.
MetroHealth is basing its research on an advanced electrocardiogram (EKG) test that uses technology pioneered at the center to screen for T-wave Alternans (TWAs) or slight disturbances or changes in the heart's rhythm during a specialized exercise stress test.
This was followed by 40 minutes of walking at 50%-70% of heart rate reserve as determined in an exercise stress test, then a 10-minute cool-down.
1 /PRNewswire/ -- A common cardiac screening procedure, called an imaging perfusion scan, is currently being studied in American women to assess its diagnostic accuracy compared to the standard exercise stress test, according to Jennifer Mieres, MD, director of nuclear cardiology at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, and member of the board of directors of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC).