What are the risk of having a nuclear stress test while in atrial fibrillation?
Risk of having a nuclear stress test with atrial fibrillation My husband is in Atrial Fib and is on coumadin he was to have a cardiovversion after 4 weeks of INR of 2-3 but his cardiologist was out of town so it wasn't done and now he has to wait another 4 weeks. In the meantime his doctor has ordered a nuclear stress test. Should the stress test be postponed until after the cardioversion. What are the risks if he has the stress test with his heart out of rhythm?
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