Cardiac Stress Test

CGEP-2013_vignettes-CARDIACSTRESSEvaluates for blockage in the coronary arteries. Many times, the presence of coronary artery disease is easily missed when a person is at rest, because at rest there may be no sign of a problem either on physical examination or on the ECG. In these cases, cardiac abnormalities may become apparent only when the heart is asked to perform increased workloads.