False positive stress-test in a patient with pericardial effusion

Candice Mateja, Joseph Mishkin, Malika George, Hemant Chheda, Maya Guglin

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Abstract

We report a case of false positive stress test in a patient with cardiac tamponade. After the drainage of pericardial effusion, reversible defect on a stress test resolved. Cardiac catheterization revealed normal coronary arteries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Volume137
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2009

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Pericardial Effusion
Exercise Test
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiac Catheterization
Drainage
Coronary Vessels

Keywords

  • Ischemia
  • Pericardial effusion
  • Stress test
  • Tamponade

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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False positive stress-test in a patient with pericardial effusion. / Mateja, Candice; Mishkin, Joseph; George, Malika; Chheda, Hemant; Guglin, Maya.

In: International Journal of Cardiology, Vol. 137, No. 2, 10.2009.

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Mateja, Candice ; Mishkin, Joseph ; George, Malika ; Chheda, Hemant ; Guglin, Maya. / False positive stress-test in a patient with pericardial effusion. In: International Journal of Cardiology. 2009 ; Vol. 137, No. 2.
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