J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 2021 Sep 22. Epub 2021 Sep 22.
Department of Cardiology, Hospital Clinico Universitario de Valencia, Valencia, Spain (Drs Marcos-Garces, Merenciano-Gonzalez, Gabaldon-Perez, Nuñez-Marin, Lorenzo-Hernandez, Bonanad, Racugno, Chorro, and Bodi); INCLIVA Health Research Institute, Valencia, Spain (Drs Gavara, Chorro, and Bodi, Mss Perez and De Dios, and Mr Rios-Navarro); Center for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain (Dr Gavara); Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red-Cardiovascular (CIBER-CV), Madrid, Spain (Ms De Dios and Drs Chorro and Bodi); Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Unit, ERESA, Valencia, Spain (Drs Lopez-Lereu and Monmeneu); and Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Odontology, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain (Drs Chorro and Bodi).
Purpose: Vasodilator stress cardiac magnetic resonance (VS-CMR) has become crucial in the workup of patients with known or suspected chronic coronary syndrome (CCS). Whether traditional exercise ECG testing (ExECG) contributes prognostic information beyond VS-CMR is unclear.
Methods: We retrospectively included 288 patients with known or suspected CCS who had undergone ExECG and subsequent VS-CMR in our institution. Read More