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Should i go for angiography based on my mother's TMT report ?

My 61 years old mother weighs 88 kg. Her recent blood pressure report reads 120/80 mmHg. SHe has been suffering from typical chest pain since 1 week, and pain in left hand . Fearing a heart problem, we got various tests done and the treadmill stress test reported: bruce total exerise time 05.59 ; max hr :155 bpm 97% of max predicted 159bpm , max hr: 140/100 maximum work lad 7.00mets, max st levels -1.60 mm in ii; recovery 4:30 reasons for termination: fatigue Resting ECg : ST depressions & Twave inversions in inferiolateral leads. functional capacity : normal. hr response to exerisce: appropriate. BP response to exercise: normal resting BP-appropriate reponse. chest pain : none. arrhythmias: none. st changes: pseudonormalizations on peak exe, minimal depressions in late rec . conclusion : test borderline postive for inducible ischeama What does it mean? Does she need to go for an angiography and then an angioplasty? How much do these treatments cost?
Asked On : Thu, 26 May 2011
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Since the result is borderline postive for inducible ischeama, its better to go for angiography to ensure all the vessels are normal...if any blockage is there then go for angioplasty, all the best.
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