What is the role of exercise treadmill testing in the workup of aortic regurgitation (AR)?

Updated: Nov 19, 2018
  • Author: Stanley S Wang, JD, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Terrence X O'Brien, MD, MS, FACC  more...
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Exercise treadmill testing may be used to guide recommendations for surgical therapy in patients with severe chronic AR and equivocal symptoms. [4] However, the role of stress echocardiography in patients with AR remains uncertain, and further studies may be needed before it can be recommended for routine clinical use. [28]

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