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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Comparison of exercise echocardiography with an exercise score to diagnose coronary artery disease in women.
Assessment of diastolic function during exercise echocardiography: annulus mitral velocity or transmitral flow pattern?
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.
Gordon et al., "Long-term prognostic value of exercise echocardiography compared with exercise 201 Tl, ECG, and clinical variables in patients evaluated for coronary artery disease," Circulation, vol.
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%.