Cardiology Question 32 Instructor

What are the high-risk indicators in exercise stress testing?

  1. Early positive-stage I: Mortality >5%/year
  2. Strongly positive >2.5 mm ST depression
  3. ST elevation >1 mm in leads without Q waves
  4. Fall in systolic blood pressure (SBP) >10 mm Hg
  5. Early onset ventricular arrhythmias
  6. Chronotropic incompetence exercise heart rate <120/min not due to drugs
  7. Prolonged Ischaemic changes in recovery,
    i.e. >2mm lasting >6 minutes in multiple leads

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