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Should I have a stess test if I am going for a heart cath ?

should i have a stess test if iam going for aheart cath ?
Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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If you are going in for a heart cath, I have to assume that they have already determined that you need it; I don't think a stress test will tell them anything new... or at least nothing they won't find when they do the cath itself. In the weeks *AFTER* the cath, they will probably want to run a stress test to see how much things have improved.
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