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  • Phram Stress Test imagePharmacologic (Persantine/Adenosine) Stress Test

    The Pharmacological Stress Tests, also known as Persantine and Adenosine Stress Tests, utilize an intravenous medication that shows the circulation of your heart with a nuclear imaging machine without exercise.

    These tests will take approximately three hours.

    Preparing for this procedure

    • Wear comfortable walking shoes, slacks or shorts.
    • No solid food, milk products, chocolate, coffee, tea or pop after midnight prior to your test (you may have sips of water or juice).
    • No heavy exercise prior to your test.
    • No smoking 12 hours prior to your test.
    • Withhold all medications except as directed by your doctor. If you have any questions, call your physician.
    • If you are diabetic, you may have a cup of Jell-O prior to your test.  


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