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Am J Cardiol. 1997 Feb 1;79(3):380-4.

Dobutamine stress echocardiography in the assessment of suspected myocardial ischemia in children and young adults.

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Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging and Hemodynamic Research Laboratory, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA.


In 67 studies in 43 children with suspected coronary artery disease, dobutamine stress echocardiography was safe and accurate in diagnosing coronary insufficiency. The efficacy and safety of dobutamine echocardiography make it the ideal test for diagnosing myocardial ischemia in children.

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