Items Tagged ‘treadmill stress test’

July 30, 2012

A Call to End Routine Treadmill Stress Testing


On Monday, an expert government panel, the United States Preventive Services Task Force, joined the call by recommending against routine testing with electrocardiograms, or EKGs, in people who have no known risk factors or symptoms of heart disease, like shortness of breath or chest pains…. Todd D. Miller, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in […]

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Tags: Dr. Todd Miller, EKG, NY Times, treadmill stress test, United States Preventive Services Task Force

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