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Stress Echocardiography Today - Current Application

… Citation Metrics Article Text Figures & Tables Article Stress Echocardiography Today - Current Application Roxy … DOI: https://doi.org/10.15420/ecr.2006.0.2.38 Stress echocardiography, which was introduced in the early … for the assessment of CAD. The diagnostic accuracy of any test for CAD varies according to the pre-test likelihood of …

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Past, Present and Future of Stress Echocardiography - How Far Have We Come and How Far Can We Go?

… & Tables References Article Past, Present and Future of Stress Echocardiography - How Far Have We Come and How Far … in regional contractile function, 1 and the development of stress echocardiography in the early era was recognised after … motion abnormalities remains the hallmark of the positive test result for the diagnosis of CAD. The wall motion …

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Prognostic Value of Stress Myocardial Single-photon-emission Computed Tomography in the Elderly

… Figures & Tables References Article Prognostic Value of Stress Myocardial Single-photon-emission Computed Tomography … with ECG abnormalities and of using pharmacological stress in subjects unable to exercise. Keywords Cardiac … and low cost, EET still represents a convenient first-line test for the evaluation of elderly patients with known or …

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Appropriateness in Echocardiography

… echocardiography , transoesophageal echocardiography , stress echocardiography , Disclosure: The authors have no … (TTE) 1 and, a year later, appropriateness criteria for stress echocardiography. 2 Both sets of criteria have been … criteria are scored as follows: appropriate imaging test for the specific indication (the test is generally …

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Diagnostic Approach to Patients with Stable Angina and No Obstructive Coronary Arteries

… with angina symptoms and evidence of MI on non-invasive stress tests but normal coronary arteries at angiography. A … metabolic, neural, humoral, and mechanical (shear stress) factors. 20 When required, coronary microvascular … using other stimuli, in particular the cold pressor test (CPT), which comprises placing a hand in ice for 90 to …

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Use of Natriuretic Peptides for Non-invasive Assessment of Stable Coronary Artery Disease

… predictor of CAD, its value as a stand-alone screening test for diagnosis of angiographically significant CAD is … similar to the diagnostic accuracy of a standard exercise stress test. However, the diagnostic information provided by … incremental to that provided by clinical information and stress testing. Using a multivariate model integrating …

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Multi-plane and Four-dimensional Stress Echocardiography - New Solutions to Old Problems?

… Figures & Tables Article Multi-plane and Four-dimensional Stress Echocardiography - New Solutions to Old Problems? Mark … Permission is required for reuse of this content. Stress echocardiography is a widely used clinical technique … may resolve quickly and reduce the sensitivity of the test. In order to ensure that identical myocardial segments …

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Coronary Flow Velocity Reserve Assessment with Transthoracic Doppler Echocardiography

… measurement is a recommended complement to vasodilator stress echocardiography. It could serve as a diagnostic tool … and not so time-consuming (mean time to complete a CFVR test is around 15 minutes; when it is combined with a … values. 3 CFVR Assessment During Dipyridamole Stress Echocardiography. Coronary Flow Velocity is Measured …

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