False positive stress-test in a patient with pericardial effusion

Candice Mateja, Joseph Mishkin, Malika George, Hemant Chheda, Maya Guglin

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We report a case of false positive stress test in a patient with cardiac tamponade. After the drainage of pericardial effusion, reversible defect on a stress test resolved. Cardiac catheterization revealed normal coronary arteries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e33-e34
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Oct 2009


  • Ischemia
  • Pericardial effusion
  • Stress test
  • Tamponade

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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