Medical Minute: Nuclear Stress Test Explained

In addition to an exercise stress test, your doctor may order a nuclear stress test. This is done by using an imaging machine to create pictures showing the blood flow to your heart. Joan Arakelian, NP, and Dr. Robert Harizi, Chief of Cardiology, discuss how a nuclear stress test works.

Medical Minute: Nuclear Stress Test Explained

About Robert Harizi, MD, Chief of Cardiology

During his time as a cardiologist, Dr. Robert Harizi has learned that each patient is truly unique and often needs individualized therapy. “After making a diagnosis, I try to tailor the treatment which has the highest likelihood of success to that person. Before you begin any treatment plan, you have to take into consideration a patient’s lifestyle, what their job is, what their attitudes are – a comprehensive approach. It’s very...

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