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Exercise ECG; ECG - exercise treadmill; EKG - exercise treadmill; Stress ECG; Exercise electrocardiography; Stress test - exercise treadmill
The meaning of your test results depends on the reason for the test, your age, and your history of heart and other medical problems.
Abnormal results may indicate:
When you have an abnormal exercise stress test, you will almost always need other tests on your heart:
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