What To Do Before Opting For Heart Surgery

…that plague you. In addition, I urge you to take periodic stress tests and be aware of any unusual symptoms you may be experiencing. If the nuclear stress test shows improvement in your blood flow, then you should continue to put off the decision to have surgery. I can’t tell you how many of my patients…

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Must-Have Tests for Heart Risk Factors

…overall—individual chamber size, possible enlargement, valve status, wall motion abnormalities, and the presence of any fluid around the heart. * A nuclear stress test (treadmill) is essential for anyone who is symptomatic, to reveal if any area of the heart is particularly vulnerable to a lack of oxygen. In…

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