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Table 2 Stress echo protocols

From: The clinical use of stress echocardiography in ischemic heart disease

Test Equipment Protocols
Exercise Semi-supine bycicle ergometer 25 W x 2’ with incremental loading
Dobutamine Infusion Pump 5 mcg/Kg/min 10-20-30-40 + atropine (0.25 x 4) up to 1 mg
Dipyridamole Syringe 0.84 mg/Kg in 6’ or 0.84 mg/Kg in 10’ + atropine (0.25 x 4) up to 1 mg
Adenosine Syringe 140 mcg/Kg/min in 6’
Pacing External Pacing From 100 bpm with increments of 10 beats/min up to target heart rate