Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular by Robert O. Bonow, Douglas L. Mann, Douglas P. Zipes, Peter

By Robert O. Bonow, Douglas L. Mann, Douglas P. Zipes, Peter Libby

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Alternative noninvasive tests (exercise electrocardiography, exercise single photon emission computed tomographic perfusion imaging, stress echocardiography) are close enough in cost-effectiveness that the determining factors in choosing among them are the likelihood of an indeterminate test result and the degree of local expertise with each alternative. The cost-effectiveness of all diagnostic strategies for chest pain are more favorable when stringent, outcome-based guidelines for coronary revascularization are followed.

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