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What is meaning of tmt test negative for induced ischemia?

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what is meaning of 'tmt test negative for induced ischemia?' recently my insurance proposal was rejected on tmt test failure and my tmt report mentions that 'test negative for induced ischemia' pl explain.
age 41, male. ht 173cm wt 69kg.(TMT Protocol XXXXXXX Target HR 179 (152) HR achieved 171 bpm (95.53) XXXXXXX bp 165/90 ex time 9.6 minutes. recovery time 9 min XXXXXXX load 12.3 met
Posted Tue, 6 Nov 2012 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by Dr. Anantharamakrishnan 32 minutes later

Sorry to hear this - sounds a bit unusual.

TMT is treadmill exercise testing - ECG, heart rate and blood pressure are monitored as you run on the treadmill. It is done to see the risk or confirm suspected CAD - Coronary Artery Disease. If it is negative for inducible ischemia, it is actually a good sign!

A report is generated by the computer - and has to be always checked by the doctor. The interpretation by computer could at times be misleading - electrical interference, unsteady base line and so on is a few reasons / a visual check by the physician is a must in all cases.

Possibly, there was such a discrepancy in your case / also, it is probable that there were considerations other than the TMT - which they may not wish to disclose or discuss? ...

Good luck
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