Dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients undergoing liver transplantation evaluation.

@article{Williams2000DobutamineSE,
  title={Dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients undergoing liver transplantation evaluation.},
  author={K J Williams and Jannet F Lewis and Gershan K Davis and Edward A. Geiser},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2000},
  volume={69 11},
  pages={2354-6}
}
BACKGROUND Coronary artery disease has an important impact on perioperative morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing liver transplantation. To assess the role of dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) in these patients, DSE was included in the preoperative evaluation. METHODS Patients under consideration for liver transplantation underwent detailed clinical history, electrocardiography, and echocardiography. Patients with documented coronary disease or symptoms of myocardial ischemia… CONTINUE READING

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