Critical Coronary Artery Disease in a Patient with a Normal Nuclear Stress Test

Critical Coronary Artery Disease in a Patient with a Normal Nuclear Stress Test

While stress testing plays an important role in the diagnosis of ischemic heart disease, it is important to remember that, like all diagnostic testing, it has limitations and the potential for inaccurate results. We present this case to emphasize the importance of assessment of the whole clinical picture, rather than relying on a single test, to make decisions involving patient care.