Thallium scan

Stress exercise sestamibi scan — one exercises on a treadmill to stress the heart by making it go faster and more strongly ; or
Adenosine sestamibi scan — one receives adenosine (or another medication) to similarly stress the heart.

For more details, please see the entries to Stress exercise sestamibi scan and Adenosine sestamibi scan .

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