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Just had an Echo Cardiagram! Results are that parts of my

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Just had an Echo Cardiagram! Results are that parts of my are heart are not moving!They want to do a Stress tests........What will this show ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 1 year ago.


Stress test may be done to diagnose coronary artery disease.

Possibly the left ventricle of your heart is not moving normally and the ejection fraction may be lower than normal.

Medically called as Left Ventrical hypokinesia.

I hope this helps

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Its Not the Ventrical that is not moving They said It was parts of my Heart /The blood flow is good
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 1 year ago.

Can you provide me with the complete report?

Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 1 year ago.

Did they said anything about heart valves?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No I did not get the report only what she told me on the phone to set up Stress tests...Thank You!
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 1 year ago.

Usually stress test is done to indirectly check if patient may have blockage in coronary artery and as a result of exercise their is ischemia.

Chest X-Ray is usually able to diagnose congestive cardiac failure.In patients with congestive cardiac failure their is cough which don't respond to normal treatment for cough.In such cases cause of cardiac failure may be further investigated with stress test and echo-cardiography.