Hyperventilation and cold-pressor stress echocardiography combined with automated functional imaging non-invasively detected vasospastic angina.

@article{Suzuki2010HyperventilationAC,
  title={Hyperventilation and cold-pressor stress echocardiography combined with automated functional imaging non-invasively detected vasospastic angina.},
  author={Kengo Suzuki and Yoshihiro J Akashi and Kei Mizukoshi and Seisyou Kou and Manabu Takai and Masaki Izumo and Takashi Shimozato and Akio Hayashi and Eiji Ohtaki and Sachihiko Nobuoka and Fumihiko Miyake},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
  year={2010},
  volume={2010}
}
A 47-year-old male presented with chest discomfort while sleeping. The patient was suspected of having vasospastic angina (VSA) and underwent hyperventilation and cold-pressor stress echocardiography. No chest pain, ECG changes or decreased wall motion was found. However, automated function imaging (AFI) showed decreased peak systolic strain at the apex and… CONTINUE READING