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HeartScape Nuclear Stress Test
A nuclear stress test is a radioactive isotope based imaging study that compares the function of the heart at rest and with stress. In addition to the standard electrocardiographic monitoring a nuclear stress test will provide evaluation of regional blood flow and overall heart muscle function. A nuclear stress test takes approximately 3-4 hours and you may need to stop certain medications prior to the study. (For additional information see Patient Form section or contact HeartScape staff for further instructions).