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can a infraction rate be 48% by CT and three weeks later be 68% by ECG stress test

220 volt electrical shock 3 days prior to first test
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These tests look at completely different things, so yes. Its alot to break down but basically.. Stress tests look at electricity and wall motion. Ct angiograms look at blood flow. Contrast mri and nuclear medicine looks at perfusion (how well muscles soak up blood).

So you can have a 48% reduction in blood flow, resulting in a 68% reduction in pumping action/wall motion and a 20% loss of perfusion all in 1, yes.
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both tests were nuclear with infraction rates as part of these tests. I am taking that the exercise stress test would account for the difference (in pumping capacity)?
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