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Stress echocardiography in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11177654     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Stress echocardiography (SE) is currently a widely accepted method for the diagnostic and prognostic assessment of coronary artery disease. This article reviews new concepts in SE, such as new stress techniques, new methods of endocardial border detection, strain, tissue Doppler velocities, and others. Although some of these techniques are in their infancy, we believe that they will become widely accepted.
W Mazur; S F Nagueh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current atherosclerosis reports     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1523-3804     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Atheroscler Rep     Publication Date:  2001 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-02-22     Completed Date:  2001-05-10     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100897685     Medline TA:  Curr Atheroscler Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  109-16     Citation Subset:  IM    
Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 6550 Fannin Street, SM-1246, Houston, TX 77030-2717, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adenosine / diagnostic use
Coronary Disease / diagnosis,  ultrasonography*
Dipyridamole / diagnostic use
Dobutamine / diagnostic use
Echocardiography, Doppler / methods*
Exercise Test / methods*
Sensitivity and Specificity
Severity of Illness Index
Reg. No./Substance:
34368-04-2/Dobutamine; 58-32-2/Dipyridamole; 58-61-7/Adenosine

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