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Beware the "false positive" stress test by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:17pm There's a widely-known (among cardiologists) problem with nuclear stress tests. It's called the "false positive." (Nuclear stress tests are known as stress Cardiolites, stress thalliums, stress Myoviews, persantine stress tests, adenosine stress tests) Stress tests, nuclear and otherwise, are helpful for identifying areas of poor bloo ... Read on »
If there are 22,000 illness’s in this world I should technically be thankful even if I had just ten of them. by Lexie Posted Wed 18 Jan 2012 8:11pm Here are just the psychiatrist disorders we have discovered. For full affect, scroll quickly with head tilted back and eyes widened to incredibly height. A few gasps here and there would be helpful. Anxiety Disorders 309.9 Adjustment Disorder Unspecified Adjustment Disorders 309.24 Adj ... Read on »
FDA warns of rare but serious risk of heart attack and death with cardiac nuclear stress test drugs Lexiscan (regadenoson) and A by FDA Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 11:20am View and print full Drug Safety Communication (PDF - 47KB) Safety Announcement [11-20-2013]  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning health care professionals of the rare but serious risk of heart attack and death with use of the cardiac nuclear stress test agents Lexiscan (regad ... Read on »
A Picture of Subendocardial Ischemia by Stephen Smith Posted Fri 23 May 2014 1:05pm This case shows a CT image of subendocardial ischemia.  The image is shown at the bottom after the case presentation. This patient presented with a mechanical fall and had chest pain.  He had this ECG recorded There is slight ST elevation in lead III, with reciprocal ST depression in aVL.  However, there are also Q-waves inferiorl ... Read on »
What else is there? by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 12:06pm This question comes up frequently: Aren't there any alternatives to heart scans performed on a CT or EBT device? Yes, there are. First of all, heart scans are performed best on an electron-beam CT device (EBT) or a 64-slice multi-detector CT (MDCT) device. (While they are also obtainable through less-than-64 slice CT devices (e.g., 16 ... Read on »
Head On Motor Vehicle Collision. ST depression. Myocardial Contusion? by Stephen Smith Posted Tue 01 Jul 2014 8:21pm A woman in her 40's was involved in a head-on motor vehicle collision.  EMS noted a facial droop. On arrival she was hypertensive but other vitals were normal.  She did complain of back and neck pain, chest pain, and SOB.  She also had a facial droop as noted by medics.  This droop was apparently new. An ECG was recorded This show ... Read on »
How is a Non-Stress test administered and why would I need one? (NST) by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 12 Aug 2008 4:22pm So many tests so little time....Pregnant? Is it time for your non-stress test? Are you stressed out about it? Well don't be. The information below will explain how easy and painless it really is....(and I have had SEVERAL so I know what I'm talking about!) Sharon www.InfertilityAnswers.net How is ... Read on »
How is a Non-Stress test administered? (NST) by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 5:57pm   So many tests so little time....Pregnant? Is it time for your non-stress test? Are you stressed out about it? Well don't be. The information below will explain how easy and painless it really is....(and I have had SEVERAL so I know what I'm talking about!)   Sharon www.InfertilityAnswers.net       How is a Non-Stress ... Read on »
Non-Stress Tests are causing me STRESS!!! by Helene Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:56pm Why do they call them Non-stress Tests?? I find that they do nothing but cause me more stress. Today's NST lasted 90 minutes long...yes, 90 minutes long! Let me start off by saying I had an OB appointment first, which lasted maybe 10 minutes so I was feeling pretty encouraged that my NST would be just as eventful and quick. No cervix check to ... Read on »
Mitocondrial Failure (Acumen and Biolab test) by Carlitos G. Patient Expert Posted Thu 21 May 2009 10:43pm Remember that this is juat a post of my blog, and it evolves, so to see the full story go to: www.pochoams.blogspot.com (English) or www.bukisa.com/people/Carlitos or (English) and www.sfc-tratamiento.blogspot.com (Spanish) My current doc: Josepa Rigau Av Catalunya, 12, 3º, 1ª 43002 Tarragona Spain +34977220358 (I do recommend! hoeopathy an ... Read on »