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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In this study, we detected deteriorated exercise stress test parameters in children with FMF.
A recent study has shown that the exercise stress test offers little incremental prognostic value over clinical assessment and the resting ECG in the evaluation of patients with stable chest pain (13), making it important for the clinician to know exactly why the test is being requested.
In this statistically limited echo/Doppler exercise stress test study, older athletes were found to have age-related LV myocardial stiffening similar to their physically inactive counterparts.
In addition to the 3D echocardiogram unit, BMG acquired state-of-the-art computerized treadmills that enter exercise stress test results automatically into the patient's electronic medical record on a "real time" basis.
With a doctor's referral, you'll undergo an initial evaluation and exam, which may include an exercise stress test to help determine how hard you should exercise and to reduce your risk of a heart problem while you exercise.
A common stress test is an exercise stress test, during which you walk on a treadmill or pedal a stationary bicycle at increasing levels of difficulty.
4 This study was conducted in a single centre, describing and comparing the frequency of Silent Myocardial Ischaemia in diabetics and non-diabetics going through a screening Exercise Stress Test.
The detailed document knocks down another major barrier to exercise that was a fixture in older exercise guidelines: the recommendation that everybody who has type 2 diabetes or who is at least 4O years old, with multiple cardiovascular risk factors, should get an exercise stress test before starting an exercise program.
it was at that point that they suggested I saw Dr Alan Rees at the University Hospital of Wales where the exercise stress test with an electrocardiogram (ECG) was carried out.
Skin cholesterol as measured by the PREVU test had previously proved to be associated with the presence and extent of coronary artery disease in patients with angina or a positive exercise stress test.
However, release of lactate after a standardized treadmill exercise stress test in patients with stage II PVD has been reported previously by Duprez et al.