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Stress Test Scheduled by Karon Posted Mon 04 Aug 2008 12:00am Thanks everyone for your support and encouragement. I know that this is just the latest speed bump in my journey. I have moved beyond it and accepted it knowing that the surgery will happen in God's time and not my own. There is a reason this has happened and in time I may even find that out! I sometimes wish I had His playbook but then life w ... Read on »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Test Stress by Sally N. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 07 Mar 2009 2:20pm When you are in the world of cancer you become used to tests and going to the doctor. Whether you are diagnosed, or high risk it becomes a way of life. You have scans…all that wonderful contrast stuff…you wait (and wait and wait). Many times it leads to more tests and more waiting which equals more stress. The other week there was a report pu ... Read on »
Med Solutions and Blue Cross Caught On the Stress Test Denial Algorithm (video) by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 15 Apr 2011 10:08pm Ok we are now starting to see some of the 3rd party risk companies used by insurers being questioned.  When they make their sales pitch to insurers they of course tell them how much money they can save them, a percentage usually.  The video talks about approval for tests and what is allowed and what is not allowed. What controls these co ... Read on »
Should all patients with positive excercise stress test (EST) undergo coronary angiogram ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 5:32pm Exercise  stress test ( Also called treadmill test ) is an important investigation  not only in patients  with suspected  CAD  but also in  established CAD . In the former  group ,  it helps us to exclude CAD in patients with chest  pain and in the later group ,  it helps us to assess  functional capacity , risk stratification and to detect a ... Read on »
When we test, do we stress? by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 04 Apr 2012 10:03pm CSHS News Now, to get to her appointment, your mother, who is no longer used to driving in town, took her car, looked for a parking space for 15 minutes, got lost in a labyrinth of one-way streets, had never used those new electronic parking meters before and is convinced that the “machine” stole her credit card ... Read on »