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Treadmill results not conclusive

Always look for underlying risk factors when your treadmill test seemingly paints a rosy picture

HITTING A WALL: Going by the body of knowledge available, most doctors will not perform further testing if a treadmill test is negative, especially if the patient was able to achieve high levels of exercise.

IF you are in your early 30s and have a negative treadmill test, does it mean that you have absolutely no heart disease? Well, the answer is not so simple. Mr A was 32 years old and had been seen annually together with his parents since his late 20s. Given his father's history of coronary artery...

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