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Incidence of coronary artery disease in asymptomatic uncomplicated essential hypertensive patients--evaluation by treadmill exercise test.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7726921     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Treadmill exercise test was performed in 100 patients, 50 were hypertensive who were not having any clinical or electrocardiographic manifestation of coronary artery disease and 50 were controls. The test was positive in 28% of hypertensive patients as compared to 6% in controls. This study therefore suggests that hypertension is frequently associated with asymptomatic coronary artery disease as compared to normotension and it is concluded that exercise electrocardiography test is a definite diagnostic tool in diagnosis of coronary artery disease not only in symptomatic but also in asymptomatic patients with one or more risk factors.
F H Gauri; L A Gauri; Q Fatima; H C Saxena
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0004-5772     ISO Abbreviation:  J Assoc Physicians India     Publication Date:  1994 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-02-23     Completed Date:  1995-02-23     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505585     Medline TA:  J Assoc Physicians India     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  381-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Pressure
Coronary Disease / complications,  diagnosis*
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Exercise Test*
Hypertension / complications*
Risk Factors
Comment In:
J Assoc Physicians India. 1994 Oct;42(10):846; author reply 846-7   [PMID:  7876071 ]
J Assoc Physicians India. 1994 Oct;42(10):846   [PMID:  7876070 ]
J Assoc Physicians India. 1994 Oct;42(10):845-6   [PMID:  7876069 ]
J Assoc Physicians India. 1994 Oct;42(10):845   [PMID:  7876068 ]

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