1.((electron beam or multi-slice) adj (CT or tomograph$)).ti.
2.(Ca-scoring or ca scoring).ti,ab.
3.(myocardial adj3 scintigraph$).ti.
4.((adenosine or radionuclide or dobutamine or dipyridamole or thallium) adj4 (imag$ or echocardiograph$ or scintigraph$)).ti.
5.(single photon adj2 (CT or tomograph$)).ti.
6.coronary angiograph$.ti.
7.(cardiac adj (mri or magnetic resonance)).ti.
8.(stress adj (ecg or MPS or perfusion imaging or MRI or echocardiograph$)).ti.
9.*scintiangiography/ or *scintiscanning/ or *scintiangiocardiography/
10.*computer assisted tomography/ or *computed tomographic angiography/ or *computer assisted emission tomography/ or *electron beam tomography/ or *single photon emission computer tomography/ or *spiral computer assisted tomography/
11.exp *angiocardiography/
12.*nuclear magnetic resonance imaging/ or *magnetic resonance angiography/
13.*exercise electrocardiography/ or *electrocardiography/
14.*echocardiography/ or *intracardiac echocardiography/ or *stress echocardiography/
15.*heart scintiscanning/
16.*single photon emission computer tomography/
17.*multidetector computed tomography/
18.exp RISK/ or exp prognosis/
19.relative risk.ti,ab.
20.(odds adj2 ratio).ti,ab.
21.(risk adj3 factor$).tw.
22.(prognos$ or predict$).ti,ab.
25.*exercise test/
26.*functional magnetic resonance imaging/
27.*two dimensional echocardiography/
28.23 or 25 or 26 or 27
29.24 and 28

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