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Giving a definitive answer is not easy because angina is often not the only condition patients with angina suffer from. Thus, it can't be looked at "in a vacuum", so to speak. And, of course, it also very much depends on whether adequate medical care is available. Numbers also vary between the forms of angina: stable angina and unstable angina. Stable ...


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Cardiac stress tests measure the heart's ability to respond to external stress. This stress can be applied by physical stimulation (treadmill or stationary bike) while hooked up to an EKG to monitor blood pressure, pulse, and heart rhythm, or pharmacological stimulation can be used (using a drug to stress the heart, example: adenosine). Either type of stress ...


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