Role of stress testing after coronary revascularization
- Warren J Manning, MD
Warren J Manning, MD
- Section Editor — Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging and Stress Testing
- Professor of Medicine and Radiology
- Harvard Medical School
- Section Editors
- Patricia A Pellikka, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASE
Patricia A Pellikka, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASE
- Section Editor — Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging and Stress Testing
- Professor of Medicine
- Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
- Gary V Heller, MD, PhD, FACC, MASNC
Gary V Heller, MD, PhD, FACC, MASNC
- Section Editor — Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging
- Division of Cardiovascular Medicine Morristown Medical Center
Non-invasive cardiac stress testing is an important tool in the evaluation and assessment of patients with symptoms suggestive of coronary heart disease (CHD) prior to coronary revascularization. Non-invasive cardiac stress testing also plays a valuable role following cardiac procedures such as percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) in assessing:
●The potential ischemic etiology of recurrent or new symptoms suggestive of myocardial ischemia
●The presence and significance of incomplete revascularization
●The occurrence of restenosis
●The development of new stenoses in bypass grafts, and the progression of native CHD following either procedureTo continue reading this article, you must log in with your personal, hospital, or group practice subscription. For more information on subscription options, click below on the option that best describes you:
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- STRESS IMAGING AFTER CORONARY REVASCULARIZATION
- Choice of stress test
- Role of exercise ECG testing without imaging
- Prognostic value of post revascularization stress testing
- Evaluation of symptomatic patients
- - Patients with symptoms hours to days post-revascularization
- - Patients with symptoms months to years post-revascularization
- Symptomatic patients following complete revascularization
- Symptomatic patients following incomplete revascularization
- Asymptomatic patients
- Society guidelines and recommendations of others
- Our approach to stress testing in patients post-revascularization
- SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS