A novel echocardiographic method for the prediction of coronary artery disease


Gunes Y., Tuncer M. , Yıldırım M., Guentekin U., Gumrukcuoglu H. A. , Sahin M.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.14, no.9, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR

Abstract

Background: Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a leading cause of death and prevention and early detection of CAD are major goals of healthcare. Although ultrasound methods allow valid and repeatable detection of structure and function of cardiovascular system, a rapid ultrasonographic method for the prediction of CAD has not yet been defined.