Cardiology MCQ 001

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A 45-year-old man with a strong family history of ischaemic heart disease presents with atypical chest pains. Stress echocardiography is organised. What pharmacologic agent is likely to be used to produce cardiovascular stress during stress echocardiography in this patient?

a) dipyridamole
Stress Echocardiography: Essential Guide and DVDb) Dobutamine
c) adenosine
d) arbutamine
e) Atropine sulfate

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Category: Cardiology MCQs

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3 comments:

Anonymous said...
1/27/2010 2:12 am

dobutamine

Dr.Vishaal Bhat said...
8/23/2010 10:57 am

@ Anonymous

Yes, that is correct. Click on the Answer link to look at the explanation, basis and rationale. Also a few high yield points are also included.

Anonymous said...
7/23/2012 5:52 pm

the answer is dipyridamole due to the stealing effect on coronary circulation

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