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... 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)
... I have undergone an Adenosine thallium stress test as well as a treadmill Thallium stress test, it's no big deal. ... (3 replies)
... I will be having this test done on Monday. My paperwork tells me it will take two hours, I am under the impression I will be doing treadmill work, but the paperwork doesn't mention that. ... (3 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)
... then thallium injected and the process is like the above stress thallium. ... (4 replies)
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. ... (6 replies)
... I had this done recently, its not big deal. They use the drug to raise the heart rate so they see how the heart responds to stress. They order this type of test when there is a reason they feel your father can't get his heart rate up to his target rate due to mobility problems for example, with me it was arthitic knees. ... (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)
... GXT or treadmill test. The predictive value of a positive test depends on the prevalence of disease in the population being tested. ... (1 replies)
... But this is not all... along with this they give you a stress test also. ... (15 replies)
MR Angiography?
Dec 18, 2003
... The ECG is only part of the stress test that I had. The other components are blood pressure checks at each stage of the Bruce Protocol while on the treadmill. ... (21 replies)
... There is normally 2 parts to this test.They want to contrast the resting heart with the heart under stress.I just had a sestembie stress test 2 weeks ago and a cardiolite last year.My first nuclear stress test was a thallium.The only difference is in the isotope they use. ... (15 replies)

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