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... I have undergone an Adenosine thallium stress test as well as a treadmill Thallium stress test, it's no big deal. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, Adenosine Thallium test: Is a test were a radioactive tracer (thalliun) is used so they can see the arteries. Adenosine is used to chemically speed up your heart (as if you were on a treadmill). (3 replies)
... then thallium injected and the process is like the above stress thallium. ... (4 replies)

... two hours, I am under the impression I will be doing treadmill work, but the paperwork doesn't mention that. I have read where there are two different kinds of Thallium tests. Anyone have any comments or input for me. ... (3 replies)
Midcab
Feb 21, 2008
... I had failed this test and had to go to angiogram. Nothing was found, was told that if someone wanted me to take a stress thallium in the future to let them know I failed it and the Cardiologist said I would probably fail it in the future. ... (1 replies)
... I have had the nuclear stress test done both ways. Honestly for me the treadmill was easier. The adenosine stress test which is what they give you when aren't able for some reason to walk on the treadmill makes you feel like you've done a great deal of exercise and all you are doing is laying on a table with electrodes stuck to you. It made me feel short of breath and made... (6 replies)
... Thank you jcm and toneman for your comments. I will just relax and see what test they have in store for me. (3 replies)
... They will usually call this either a Thallium or Cardiolite stress test. ... (3 replies)
... Ca, Why are they opting for the drug induced stress (adenosine) instead of the regular treadmill variant. Would you have trouble with a fast treadmill workout? (4 replies)
... demonstrate thallium uptake only during the postexercise "resting" images. ... (1 replies)
MR Angiography?
Dec 18, 2003
... The other components are blood pressure checks at each stage of the Bruce Protocol while on the treadmill. Prior to all of this activity, and IV is inserted and Thallium is administered. It takes about 15 min to image the heart prior to every letting you hop on that treadmill. ... (21 replies)
... room and they will take the same pictures again.They will have those 3 ekg leads hooked up to help monitor you.That is it in a nutshell.Now,if they choose to use adenosine or to chemically induce the stress,they will ask if you can walk for 4 minutes.It minimizes the side effects of the chemical. ... (15 replies)
... Thallium is a radioactive drug that emits "GAMMA rays". After you are injected with that and it mixes with your blood, it gives a "special camera" the abillity to "see" the blood flow to your heart and indicate which part of it gets less oxygenated blood than other parts. That supposely helps the physician to determine if there are some blocked arteries or damage in that... (15 replies)




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