Muscular tenderness in the anterior chest wall in patients with stable angina pectoris is associated with normal myocardial perfusion.

@article{Kumarathurai2008MuscularTI,
  title={Muscular tenderness in the anterior chest wall in patients with stable angina pectoris is associated with normal myocardial perfusion.},
  author={Preman Kumarathurai and Mohammed Kashaf Farooq and Henrik Wulff Christensen and Werner Vach and Poul Flemming H\oilund-Carlsen},
  journal={Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics},
  year={2008},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={344-7}
}
OBJECTIVE This study examines the relationship between the existence of chest wall tenderness evoked by palpation and the absence of ischemic heart disease defined by myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with known or suspected stable angina pectoris. METHODS Two hundred seventy-five patients were recruited. Myocardial perfusion imaging was performed… CONTINUE READING