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Definition: A common test that uses ultrasound imaging to evaluate cardiac function during exercise. Most commonly used to rule out a diagnosis of coronary ischemia, but also to evaluate valvular function and hemodynamic performance during exercise.

Synonym(s): exercise stress echocardiography

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