Stress echocardiography in the evaluation of chest pain and accuracy in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease.

Stress echocardiography has emerged as a valuable technique for the noninvasive detection of coronary artery disease. The accuracy of exercise echocardiography, using treadmill or bicycle stress, and of pharmacological stress echocardiography, using dobutamine or vasodilators, has been verified in large numbers of patients. In the detection of coronary… (More)