Table 6

Studies of the Value of Exercise Echocardiography to Predict Revascularization and Unstable Angina

ReferencenMean Age (yrs)Women (%)Prior MI (%)Mean Follow-Up (Months)Event Rate After Negative Test (%) (95% CI)Negative Predictive Value (%) (95% CI)Annualized Event Rate (%)
Olmos et al. (154)117562435444.395.71.17
Ismail et al. (159)1155363230.999.10.45
Sawada et al. (158)1485348282.797.31.16
Summary estimate380544531.72.63 (1.26–4.84)97.4 (95.2–98.7)0.95

CI = confidence interval; MI = myocardial infarction.

  • Patient characteristics not provided.