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      Diagnostic Capabilities of Exercise Testing Soon after Myocardial Revascularization Surgery

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          The purpose of this investigation was to compare data on early exercise testing for variables known to be of diagnostic/prognostic value following myocardial infarction in post-myocardial revascularization surgery patients. 70 patients were evaluated soon after surgery, by cardiac catheterization, moderate-intensity treadmill exercise testing, and rest and exercise radionuclide angiography. The results indicated no significant differences among groups with satisfactory and unsatisfactory results by catheterization compared for METs, peak heart rate, double product, ST-segment change, angina pectoris, and dysrhythmias. Significant differences were found among groups when rest and exercise ejection fraction and exercise-induced regional wall motion abnormality were taken into account. It was concluded that the moderate-intensity treadmill exercise test was ineffective in differentiating current cardiac function and arterial/graft status among postmyocardial revascularization surgery patients. Exercise radionuclide angiographyc studies were able to identify groups of patients with adequate or inadequate postoperative cardiac catheterization results.

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          Journal
          CRD
          Cardiology
          10.1159/issn.0008-6312
          Cardiology
          S. Karger AG
          0008-6312
          1421-9751
          1982
          1982
          07 November 2008
          : 69
          : 6
          : 358-365
          Affiliations
          Cardiovascular Disease Section, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School (Milwaukee Clinical Campus), Mount Sinai Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisc., USA
          Article
          173527 Cardiology 1982;69:358–365
          10.1159/000173527
          7159882
          © 1982 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 8
          Categories
          Exercise Testing and Rehabilitation

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