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D, MI, VA, CHF (37)

EF reversible; perfusion defect size >20%.

aAbbreviations: D, death; RI, reinfarction; UA, unstable angina; CHF, congestive heart failure; VA, ventricular arrhythmia; PPA, positive predictive accuracy; R, revascularization; NR, not reported; LV left ventricle; EF, ejection fraction. bNumber of patients with imaging studies/number of patients in study. cAll patients received primary PTCA.

aAbbreviations: D, death; RI, reinfarction; UA, unstable angina; CHF, congestive heart failure; VA, ventricular arrhythmia; PPA, positive predictive accuracy; R, revascularization; NR, not reported; LV left ventricle; EF, ejection fraction. bNumber of patients with imaging studies/number of patients in study. cAll patients received primary PTCA.

Fig. 10. Influence of infarct size measured by 99mTc sestamibi on mortality during 2-yr follow-up. Two-year mortality was 7% for 137 patients with infarct size >12% and 0% for 137 patients with infarct size <12%. Reproduced with permission from ref. 108.
Fig. 11. Comparison of cardiac events (death, reinfarction, unstable angina, congestive heart failure, ventricular arrhythmias) according to extent of coronary artery disease detected by dobutamine echocardiography and coronary angiography. Reproduced with permission from ref. 113.

Table 6

Prognostic Value of Stress Echocardiography in Patients Alter MIa

Table 6

Prognostic Value of Stress Echocardiography in Patients Alter MIa

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