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Stress Echocardiography 

Stress Echocardiography
Stress Echocardiography

Patrizio Lancellotti

and Bernard Cosyns

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date: 15 July 2020

Stress echocardiography is well established in patients with ischaemic and has gained growing interest in non-ischaemic heart disease. Indications for stress echocardiography are grouped in very broad categories to encompass the overwhelming majority of patients. These include; coronary artery disease diagnosis, prognosis and risk stratification in patients with established diagnosis (for example, after myocardial infarction), preoperative risk assessment, evaluation for cardiac aetiology of exertional dyspnoea, assessment of pulmonary hypertension, evaluation after revascularization, Ischaemia location, and evaluation of heart valve stenosis severity, athletes’ hearts or heart transplants.

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