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- Exercise electrocardiographyAbbreviated as exercise ECG
Measurement of physical power, mostly on a stationary bicycle. An electrocardiogram is taken before, during and after exercise, which should be reproducible and dosed as exactly as possible.
Mostly for the diagnosis of coronary heart disease
Angina pectoris or pathological changes in the ECG at rest, malignant hypertension, advanced heart failure, fresh myocardial infarction.
Glossary entries: Roche and Walter de Gruyter, Berlin