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Stress Tests



Stress testing is a test that exerts the heart to determine how strong it is and whether it has any irregular heartbeats or blockages in the coronary arteries. Stress testing can be done using different methods depending on your physical capacity and medical history.




MUGA (Multiple Gated Acquisition) Test

What is a Multiple Gated Acquisition (MUGA) test? 

       A Multiple Gated Acquisition (MUGA) scan is a nuclear test that determines how the heart walls move and how much blood is pumped out with each heartbeat, either while you are at rest or during exercise.



How do I prepare?

  • Detailed instructions will be provided in office once the test is scheduled.

  • If you are unable to keep your appointment, please notify our office and the hospital 24 hours in advance.

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