Table 28Exercise ECG for chronic chest pain

AnalysisNo. of studiesPLRNLR
ST depression 1mm – all studies712.79 (95%CI 2.53 to 3.07)0.44 (95%CI 0.40 to 0.47)
ST depression 2mm – all studies123.85 (95%CI 2.49 to 5.98)0.72 (95%CI 0.65 to 0.81)
ST slope – all data points132.41 (95%CI 1.81 to 3.2)0.37 (95%CI 0.72 to 0.50)
ST slope – cutoff point <2μV/beats/minute72.01 (95%CI 1.74 to 2.31)0.59 (95%CI 0.53 to 0.66)
ST slope – cutoff point >2μV/beats/minute63.91 (95%CI 2.51 to 6.09)0.32 (95%CI 0.20 to 0.50)
Combinations61.83 (95%CI 1.72 to 1.95)0.36 (95%CI 0.33 to 0.40)

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