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Stress Tests Before Surgery (SVM)

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Tests
Article Type: Advice
Language: Lower Literacy, Lower Literacy Spanish, Plain English, Spanish
Affiliation: Society for Vascular Medicine
Format: HTML, PDF
Most recent update: 12/16/2016
If you’re having surgery, you will probably not need a heart stress test beforehand if you are healthy, active, and feeling well, or if you’re having minor surgery.