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Indications for Exercise Stress Testing in Asymptomatic Adults Before Exercise

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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ICD-10:

Description:

Routine cardiac exercise stress testing is usually not indicated for most asymptomatic adults participating in mild to moderate exercise or sports. Stress testing may be warranted if an intense exercise program is planned, if the patient has risk factors for coronary artery disease, or if the patient plans an outdoor trip to remote locations.

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