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a noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study to structure and motions of the heart

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21) A more recent meta-analysis further supported this relationship with a sensitivity of 89% with CMR compared to 84% with stress echocardiography for excluding hemodynamically significant CAD determined by FFR.
Now-a-days the most important method for stress echocardiography is the newest method of noninvasive testing to detect CAD.
Despite growing recognition of the AUC and educational programs aimed at cardiologists and primary care physicians to reduce inappropriate stress echocardiography, the use of echocardiography for inappropriate indications has persisted (Widens, Nelson, and Hendel 2013).
Investigations were completed by a dobutamine stress echocardiography.
In patients who want to participate in competetive sports, combined stress test may be applied with stress echocardiography or myocardial perfusion scintigraphy.
While resting values of mitral gradients and pulmonary arterial pressures do not always reflect the severity of the disease, stress echocardiography may provide the necessary clues to determine the clinical and hemodynamic impact of MS (4).
offer an illustrated text on cardiology consisting of 120 chapters in two volumes, along with online access to an image bank and a DVD of videos to accompany chapters on transthoracic echocardiography, stress echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, real time three-dimensional echocardiography, and electrophysiology studies.
We document the release of BNPsp, N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP), and troponin T as measured with a high-sensitivity assay (hsTnT) during dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and in healthy volunteers.
Only resting and not stress echocardiography is employed in our clinic.
Sixty patients were enrolled in this study which found that "those without ICR during dobutamine stress echocardiography were seven times more likely to die than those with such a reserve.
Early diagnosis of cardiotoxicity is important in asymptomatic long term survivor and prompt treatment by dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) and tissue Doppler (TD) velocities.
However, stress echocardiography and nuclear medicine perfusion testing are still the best well-tested and readily available alternatives in light of the newness of MDCT and concerns regarding its use (SOR: A, meta-analysis and cohort studies).
In conjunction with thallium imaging or dobutamine stress echocardiography, D-ribose supplementation has been used to enhance detection of hibernating myocardium.
ACCF/ASE/ACEP/AHA/ASNC/SCAI/ SCCT/SCMR 2008 appropriateness criteria for stress echocardiography.