Precordial ST-segment elevation triggered by treadmill exercise test in a sedentary patient

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Abstract

Treadmill exercise test is a widely used noninvasive test for evaluation of coronary artery disease due to cost and availability. Although the incidence of complications related to the test is low, physicians should be careful in patient selection for it. In particular, it should be recommended and performed cautiously in patients with a sedentary lifestyle. Herein, we present a patient with a sedentary lifestyle who developed asymptomatic precordial ST segment elevation.<. Learning objective: Treadmill test should be recommended and performed cautiously in patients with a sedentary lifestyle>. © 2013 Japanese College of Cardiology.

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Canpolat, U., Yorgun, H., Aytemir, K., & Oto, A. (2013). Precordial ST-segment elevation triggered by treadmill exercise test in a sedentary patient. Journal of Cardiology Cases, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jccase.2013.04.007

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