What does my ECHO mean?

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Q:

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

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:
http://www.cardiac-risk-assessment.com/heart-information/coronary-artery-disease
http://www.cardiac-risk-assessment.com/heart-disease-diagnosis/exercise-stress-t
Hope this helps,
Dr T
http://www.cardiac-risk-assessment.com/

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