Prognostic impact of stress testing in coronary artery disease.

  title={Prognostic impact of stress testing in coronary artery disease.},
  author={Silvia Severi and Claudio Michelassi},
  volume={83 5 Suppl},
Observational data prospectively collected permit the examination of a complex set of decisions, including the decision not to perform any stress testing. Patients with or without previous myocardial infarction admitted for coronary evaluation and not submitted to any stress testing because of clinical reasons are at a higher risk for subsequent death. For prognostication, no test has been better validated than exercise electrocardiography: it can identify patients at low and high risk for… CONTINUE READING