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- Alan D Guerci, MD, FACCa
The recent MUlticenter STudy of Enhanced External CounterPulsation (MUST-EECP) demonstrates an increase in time to 1-mm ST segment depression during exercise testing (1), but fails to exclude the possibility of a training effect on skeletal muscle made possible by a placebo effect on chest pain. What was the rate–pressure product at the time of 1-mm ST segment depression before and after therapy in the treatment and control groups?
- American College of Cardiology