Meta-analysis of intravenous dipyridamole-thallium-201 imaging (1985 to 1994) and dobutamine echocardiography (1991 to 1994) for risk stratification before vascular surgery Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adrenergic beta-Agonists
  • Dipyridamole
  • Dobutamine
  • Heart
  • Thallium Radioisotopes
  • Vascular Diseases
  • Vasodilator Agents

abstract

  • Meta-analysis of 15 studies demonstrated that the prognostic value of noninvasive stress imaging abnormalities for perioperative ischemic events is comparable between available techniques but that the accuracy varies with coronary artery disease prevalence.

publication date

  • March 15, 1996

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0735-1097(95)00549-8

PubMed ID

  • 8613604

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 787

end page

  • 98

volume

  • 27

number

  • 4