Stress echo results predict mortality: a large-scale multicenter prospective international study.

@article{Sicari2003StressER,
  title={Stress echo results predict mortality: a large-scale multicenter prospective international study.},
  author={Rosa Sicari and Emilio Maria Pasanisi and Lucia Venneri and Patrizia Landi and Lauro Cortigiani and Eugenio Picano},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={589-95}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess the long-term value of pharmacologic stress echocardiography with either dipyridamole or dobutamine (DET) for prediction of cardiac death in patients with proven or suspected coronary artery disease (CAD). BACKGROUND Stress echocardiography is an established, cost-effective technique for the detection of CAD. METHODS From the Echo Persantine International Cooperative-Echo Dobutamine International Cooperative data bank, 7,333 patients (5,452… CONTINUE READING
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