Dobutamine echocardiography in myocardial hibernation: Optimal dose and accuracy in predicting recovery of ventricular function after coronary angioplasty Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary
  • Coronary Disease
  • Dobutamine
  • Echocardiography
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left

abstract

  • The wall motion response during dobutamine echocardiography is useful in the prediction of recovery of ventricular function after revascularization in patients with stable coronary artery disease and ventricular dysfunction. The administration of low as well as high doses of dobutamine is needed for optimal evaluation.

publication date

  • January 1995

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 7828291

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 663

end page

  • 70

volume

  • 91

number

  • 3