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Repeat coronary angiography in patients with chest pain and previously normal coronary angiogram.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9352985     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Patients with chest pain and normal coronary angiograms have excellent long-term survival and are unlikely over the ensuing years to develop clinically significant atherosclerotic coronary artery disease. Specifically, of the 17 subjects with a previously normal coronary angiogram who had repeat angiography an average of almost 9 years later, 15 showed no appearance of coronary artery disease and 2 developed single-vessel coronary artery disease, 1 of whom had a myocardial infarction.
W R Pitts; R A Lange; J E Cigarroa; L D Hillis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  80     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1997 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-11-28     Completed Date:  1997-11-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1086-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas 75235, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Chest Pain / diagnosis*,  mortality
Coronary Angiography*
Middle Aged
Survival Rate

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