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why did no results show up on my stress tests

I had a heart attack 23 years ago and have had a stress test, ultra sounds every year or every other year ever since and nothing ever showed up on the tests, i recently started having chest pains and the DR, decided to give me a catherization, he found 5 blockages they were 99 85 80 75 and 70 percent blocked, does anyone know why they did not show up
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It happens more frequently than you would expect.  People ( including physicians) put far too much faith in non invasive imaging to the detriment of the patient.  I am happy you found your issues before it was too late!
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It happens more frequently than you would expect.  People ( including physicians) put far too much faith in non invasive imaging to the detriment of the patient.  I am happy you found your issues before it was too late!
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