Posts Tagged ‘exercise echocardiography’

May 15th, 2012

No Benefit Found for Exercise Echocardiography in Asymptomatic Patients Following CABG Or PCI

Routine exercise echocardiography in asymptomatic patients after revascularization does not lead to better outcomes, according to a new study published in Archives of Internal Medicine. Although guidelines generally discourage the practice, post-revascularization stress tests are still commonly performed. Serge Harb and colleagues performed exercise echocardiography on 2105 patients after CABG surgery or PCI and followed them […]