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Equation of Detrano et al for Predicting Coronary Artery Disease in Patients Having Exercise Testing

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Cardiology
Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Detrano et al developed an equation for estimating the risk of coronary artery disease in a patient who has undergone exercise testing. Coronary artery disease was considered present if there was at least 1 major coronary artery with > 50% luminal narrowing. The score can help identify patients with sufficient risk to justify additional testing.

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