The value of preoperative pharmacologic stress testing before vascular surgery using ACC/AHA guidelines: a prospective, randomized trial.

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the validity of preoperative cardiac stress testing using clinical predictors from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guidelines on Perioperative Evaluation before Noncardiac Surgery in patients undergoing vascular surgery. DESIGN Prospective, randomized pilot study. SETTING Academic medical center… (More)

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@article{Falcone2003TheVO, title={The value of preoperative pharmacologic stress testing before vascular surgery using ACC/AHA guidelines: a prospective, randomized trial.}, author={Rita A Falcone and Caitlin M Nass and Roland M Jermyn and Christine M Hale and Tracey L Stierer and Calvin E Jones and Gerald K Walters and Lee A. Fleisher}, journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia}, year={2003}, volume={17 6}, pages={694-8} }