ClinicalStress echocardiography

Bigi 2002189: Evidence from one study shows that stress echocardiography offers incremental prognostic information in prediction of cardiac outcomes (cardiac death, non fatal infarction or unstable angina) in patients with chest pain and normal or slightly narrowed coronary arteries. [Mean follow-up 36 months (range 6 to 80)].
EconomicNo economic evidence was found on this question. A simple cost analysis showed that stress echocardiography has a cost of £435 per test.

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