Prognostic value of pharmacologic stress echocardiography in patients with left bundle branch block.

@article{Cortigiani2001PrognosticVO,
  title={Prognostic value of pharmacologic stress echocardiography in patients with left bundle branch block.},
  author={Lauro Cortigiani and Eugenio Picano and Carlo Vigna and Fabio Lattanzi and Claudio Coletta and Egidio Mariotti and Riccardo Bigi},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={110 5},
  pages={361-9}
}
PURPOSE Although coronary artery disease is a frequent cause of left bundle branch block, the prognostic value of myocardial ischemia in patients with this conduction abnormality has not been defined. We investigated the value of pharmacologic stress echocardiography in risk stratification of patients with left bundle branch block. PATIENTS AND METHODS Three hundred eighty-seven patients [230 men and 157 women, mean (+/- SD) age, 64 +/- 9 years] with complete left bundle branch block on the… CONTINUE READING