exercise echocardiography

exercise echocardiography

Cardiology A technique in which an echocardiogram is performed near the time that the subject exercises on a treadmill, ramp, bicycle or other device. See Bruce protocol, Cornell protocol.
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This study examined the association between physical fitness assessed by exercise echocardiography and death due to cancer.
Exercise echocardiography is an accurate and cost-efficient technique for detection of coronary artery disease in women.
4% 175-4962 ng/L with an analytic range 5-35 000 ng/L) (10) in outpatients referred for exercise echocardiography with suspected angina pectoris and normal resting LV function (ejection fraction >50%) without overt cardiac structural abnormality.
Exercise echocardiography is usually preferred over pharmacological stress because it provides information about exertional symptoms and blood pressure response (6).
Repeat coronary revascularization did not improve outcomes in asymptomatic patients with high-risk exercise echocardiography findings after an initial revascularization procedure," according to a study published online in Archives of Internal Medicine.
This indicates that standard exercise testing rather than exercise echocardiography might be sufficient for risk evaluation.
reported that the sensitivity and specificity of exercise echocardiography were 85% and 88%, respectively, which was similar to exercise thallium (85% and 81%, respectively).
Prognostic value of exercise echocardiography in patients with diabetes mellitus and known or suspected coronary artery disease.
Overall sensitivity for exercise echocardiography was about 85% and for dobutamine stress echocardiography 82%.
These are the first study results to show a link between bone mineral density (BMD) and exercise-induced ischemia using exercise echocardiography, Dr.
Cleveland Clinic cardiologists say exercise echocardiography performed with ultrasound, and nuclear imaging with technetium-99m are more specific and accurate than exercise ECG in women.
In addition, they will see the latest examples of imaging used in the evaluation of heart disease, including exercise echocardiography, nuclear imaging, coronary calcium scans and CT angiography.