Health Encyclopedia

More <

Nuclear stress test

Show Alternative Names
Sestamibi stress test
MIBI stress test
Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy
Dobutamine stress test
Persantine stress test
Thallium stress test
Stress test - nuclear
Adenosine stress test
Regadenoson stress test
CAD - nuclear stress
Coronary artery disease - nuclear stress
Angina - nuclear stress
Chest pain - nuclear stress

Nuclear stress test is an imaging method that uses radioactive material to show how well blood flows into the heart muscle, both at rest and during activity.

Read Full Article


Review Date: 10/5/2022+
The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical professional should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Links to other sites are provided for information only -- they do not constitute endorsements of those other sites. No warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, is made as to the accuracy, reliability, timeliness, or correctness of any translations made by a third-party service of the information provided herein into any other language. © 1997- A.D.A.M., a business unit of Ebix, Inc. Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited.
© 1997- All rights reserved.