Dobutamine stress echocardiogram

Download our PDF to find out what a dobutamine stress echocardiogram is, and what to expect when having one.

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A dobutamine stress echocardiogram is used to find out how your heart works when you are exercising. Two scans are done: one when you are resting and one when you are under stress. If you are unable to exercise, you may be given medication (dobutamine) to make your heart react as if you were exercising. Download our dobutamine stress echocardiogram (PDF) to read more.

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