Exercise Electrocardiography in the Asymptomatic Patient
Exercise electrocardiography (exercise ECG) is the cornerstone of evaluation for the presence of coronary artery disease when the initial history indicates that further assessment is indicated. This testing method combines the attributes of good predictive accuracy, easy availability, and relatively low cost. As with all testing modalities, however, its results are imperfect. Thus, understanding the principles of test interpretation in the context of the specific patient being tested is essential.
KeywordsExercise Test Coronary Disease Lipid Research Clinic Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial Exercise Electrocardiography
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