What does my ECHO mean?

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Submitted by Dr T on February 15, 2011 – 9:43am

Question: 
My stress tests conclusion says “there were stress – induced wall motion abnormalities (see diagram)”. What does that mean?Thank you.

Just what it says, some parts of your heart work less well under stress. I cannot judge how that influences your heart function or what can be done about it. The most common cause is probably coronary artery disease.
Read more here:
https://www.cardiachealth.org/heart-information/coronary-artery-disease
https://www.cardiachealth.org/heart-disease-diagnosis/exercise-stress-t
Hope this helps,
Dr T
https://www.cardiachealth.org/

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