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Annual medical reported concluded inducible ischaemia. Meet cardiologist?

Hello Doctor, I m a 48 year old Female. i ve just got my annual medical report and in my stress test report, it says the following: 1. good effort tolerance 2. nornal HR & BP response 3. Downsloping ST depressions anterolaterally 4. No evidence of arrhythmia/ chest pain . CONCLUSION: Positive stress test for inducible ischaemia at workload achieved. The consulting physician told that i have to meet a cardiologist as there could be some heart condition. Can you please let me know what this report actually indicates? Much appreciate your help in this. Many thanks
Asked On : Tue, 24 Jul 2012
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Your stress report shows that your heart has normal rate & Blood pressure response when you take work load.It's Rhythm is also normal during stress.The only adverse thing is ST depression in ECG.
This is a a reading of tracing of ECG indicates ST Depression means your coronary artery gets less blood during stress & that is the reason that your Doctor have send you to cardiologist.
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