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The Long Beach and Palo Alto Veteran Administration (LB-PA VA) Equation for Probability of Coronary Artery Disease

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Cardiology
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Do et al developed equations for predicting the risk of coronary artery disease in male patients having exercise testing done at the Long Beach and Palo Alto Veteran Affairs Health Care Centers. Use of a consensus approach with other exercise equations was superior to the use of standard ECG criteria in identifying patients with significant coronary artery disease.

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