The FMF clinical findings and correlation analysis results among the exercise stress test
parameters are summarized in Table 3.
The detection of such wall-motion abnormalities suggests earlier infarction.19 After that the patient exercises on the treadmill according to the standard exercise stress test
This is important because the predictive value of the exercise stress test
depends on the pretest probability of disease and the population at risk (2).
Other variables associated with reversible ischemia in univariate analysis were male sex, history of CAD, a positive exercise stress test
, cardiac medications, and increasing hs-cTnT concentrations.
Highly unlikely, Instead, it appears they are more concerned that if they order an exercise stress test
and a patient can't complete it, they'll have to reorder the test--this time using pharmacologic stress--with the attendant inconvenience and delay, according to Dr.
William underwent an exercise stress test
, as well as a nuclear scan.
'"Unfortunately, both tests are usually normal in some individuals whose heart problem can only be diagnosed with an exercise stress test
* Consider pharmacologic testing for patients who are unable to exercise to an appropriate cardiac workload; it has the same predictive value as a nuclear exercise stress test
The purpose of this study was to examine how PD medication affects the autonomic responses of individuals with PD during an acute exercise stress test
. Number of Subjects: Fourteen with PD (Hoehn and Yahr Stage 2) and 15 healthy controls (HC) without PD.
Do I need to undergo an exercise test with electrocardiography (exercise stress test
) prior to beginning an exercise program?
In 1992, participants underwent a symptom-limited Bruce protocol exercise stress test
, then were followed prospectively through 2000.
The patients considered low to intermediate risk (Figure 1) should be evaluated non-invasively with either an exercise stress test
or a pharmacologic stress with complementary cardiac images to further supplement on this risk analysis.