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Correlation of ventricular ectopic activity and exercise-related ST-segment changes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7064037     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Same-day exercise electrocardiography and ambulatory electrocardiographic (Holter) monitoring were performed on 167 patients, all of whom had suffered myocardial infarctions over the past 12 years. A significant correlation (P less than 0,0001) was found when comparing exercise testing for ischaemic ST-segment changes and the number of complexity of ventricular arrhythmias found on Holter monitoring. Two different methods of arrhythmia classification were used and the results were similar. The value of simultaneous Holter monitoring and exercise electrocardiography to detect 'late' exercise-related ventricular arrhythmias was not found to be sufficient to warrant their widespread simultaneous use.
R Davidoff; T H Diamond; A P Goldman; R Smith; A J Cilliers; D P Myburgh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0256-9574     ISO Abbreviation:  S. Afr. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1982 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-05-27     Completed Date:  1982-05-27     Revised Date:  2014-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404520     Medline TA:  S Afr Med J     Country:  SOUTH AFRICA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  539-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / complications*
Exercise Test*
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / complications*,  physiopathology

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