Meaning : Exercise Cardiac Stress Test
Category : Medical
Sub Category : Clinical testing
Type : Initialism
What does ECST mean or stand for ?
Exercise Cardiac Stress Test is a medical evaluation of a persons physical ability with respect to the heart.The patient is made to do physical exercises like running on a treadmill and electric leads are attached to the chest to measure cardiac output.This is recorded and a report is generated to see how much the heart can be put to stress when muscles are worked.