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Cardiac Stress Testing

  • Determines whether coronary arteries are clogged.
     

  • Finds the cause of chest pain.
     

  • Assesses the heart's capability after a heart attack or heart surgery.
     

  • Discovers heart disease.
     

  • Sets limits on your exercise.
     

  • Detects extra heartbeats (also called arrhythmias during exercise.
     

  • Judges a medicine's capacity to control chest pain or extra beats during exercise.
     

  • Assesses your blood pressure response to exercise