Predicting therapeutic benefit from myocardial revascularization procedures: are measurements of both resting left ventricular ejection fraction and stress-induced myocardial ischemia necessary?
Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif, USA.
- Published Article
Journal of Nuclear Cardiology
- Publication Date
Nov 01, 2006
Although EF predicts cardiac death, only inducible ischemia identifies which patients have a short-term benefit from revascularization.
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