How are the results of pharmacologic stress testing interpreted for cardiac assessment?

Updated: Nov 20, 2018
  • Author: Richard S Krause, MD; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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The pharmacologic stress test is interpreted in a manner similar to the exercise stress test (see the Exercise Tolerance Test section). Additionally, myocardial perfusion imaging is advisable in all patients undergoing pharmacologic stress testing.

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