Limited usefulness of exercise testing and thallium scintigraphy in evaluation of ambulatory patients several months after recovery from an acute coronary event: implications for management of stable coronary heart disease. Multicenter Myocardial Ischemia Research Group.


OBJECTIVES This study evaluated the value of noninvasive testing to predict cardiac events in patients with stable coronary disease after hospital admission (and risk stratification) for an acute coronary event. BACKGROUND Exercise testing with thallium perfusion imaging identifies patients with obstructive coronary artery disease and has been used to… (More)


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