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Can a thallium stress test be useful

I had a myocardial infarction 10 years ago and i had a an open heart surgery since then and now i am experiencing symptoms of stable angina and my angiogram is completely clear and the bypass is 100% success and all the tests are negative, can a thallium stress test be useful or it will not be conclusive because of the former heart attack
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Nuke stress is like, the gold standard for determining myocardial viability, so yes it can be useful in determining how likely the heart is to heal.

Having a clear angiogram doesnt help make the case for getting one though. Its most helpful for people who have untreated occlusions to decide weather or not we wanna do any work.
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