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Table 3 Indications to stress echocardiography

From: The clinical use of stress echocardiography in ischemic heart disease

Diagnosis of CAD in patients in whom exercise ECG is contraindicated, not feasible, uninterpretable, non-diagnostic or gives ambiguous results
Risk stratification in patients with established diagnosis
Pre-operative risk assessment (high-risk non emergent, poor exercise tolerance)
Evaluation after revascularization (not in the early post-procedure period, with change in symptoms)
Search for viability in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy eligible for revascularization
Coronary artery disease of unclear significance at angiography or computed tomography