oa Modern Medicine - Ischaemic heart disease: when to use the exercise ECG and its variants
|Article Title||Ischaemic heart disease: when to use the exercise ECG and its variants|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 *Beth Israel Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston **Harvard Medical School|
|Publication Date||Oct 1994|
|Pages||81 - 86|
|Keyword(s)||Cardiology, Diagnosis, Exercise ECG, Ischaemic heart disease, Risk, Sensitivity and Specificity|
Dr Aroesty stresses that ï¿½the exercise test is of little value and marked expense when used as a screening tool, but it is of great value and cost-effective when employed to stratify the patient with known CAD into a prognostic category' ï¿½ for example, in determining who will most likely benefit from revascularization.
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