The prognostic value of exercise testing in elderly men.

  title={The prognostic value of exercise testing in elderly men.},
  author={Joshua Michael Spin and Manish Prakash and Victor F. Froelicher and Sara Partington and Rachel Marcus and Dat Do and Jonathan Myers},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={112 6},
PURPOSE Our purposes were to compare the responses to exercise testing in elderly (> or =65 years of age) and younger men, and to investigate whether exercise testing has similar prognostic value in the two age groups. METHODS We included all elderly (n = 1185) and younger (n = 2789) male veterans without established coronary heart disease who underwent routine clinical exercise testing between 1987 and 2000 at two academically affiliated Veteran's Affairs medical center laboratories… CONTINUE READING