Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
127 Doctors are Online

Echo, ECG normal, Stress test positive for inducible ischemia, high cholesterol levels, prescribed Tonaeet, taking hypertension medicines. Opinion?

I am 65 years male weighs 80kg yesterday i went for Echo and TMT and ECg Cardiologist told me that ECHO and ECG normal . But he told something I did not understand The report summary is as below BRUCE total exercise time 6.24 Max HR 159bpm 102 % of Max predicted 155bpm Max BP 190/80 MAX WORK LOAD 7.5 mets rEASON FOR TERMINATION --pATIENT FATIGUE COMMENTS BRUCE PROTOCOL MODERATE EFFORT TOLERANCE NORMAL HR/BP RESPONSE DYSPNEA +/NO ANGINA IMM ST DEPRESSIONATPEAKEX INFERO LAT LEADS IMMEDIATE RECOVERY STRESS TEST POSITIVE FOR INDUCIBLE ISCHEMIA Doctor said THAT based on lipid profile test Total / HDL ratio 4.47 total 188.hdl 42 ldl 120 trigly 120 vldl 26,prescribed a medicine for three months for cholostarl Tonaeet 10 mg and asked me to mett him after three months I am already taking coversyl AM and amlogard 5mg one each a day for the past two years for Hy.Tension with the same doctor and maintaining BP at 130-140/70 pl let have your opinion sethumadhavan
Asked On : Tue, 31 Jul 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  289
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
hello.see if your TMT or stress test is positive then there is a definite thing to are also on antihypertensives on a fairly good dose and your lipid profile is borderline plus your age.

your cardiologist has not prescribed you any of the antiplatelets for i think positive TMT test should not be taken lightly.

my advice would be you take a second opinion of another cardiologist showing him all your reports of investigations.

you might need a further evaluation in the form of other cardiac tests, if required invasive tests.

do not worry as there is definitive treatment for every cardiac problem if diagnosed early.

hope i have helped you out.

all the best.
Answered: Tue, 31 Jul 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor