Table 5

Studies of the Value of Exercise Echocardiography to Predict MI and Cardiac Death

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 (%)
Elhendy et al. (115)2,64161496361.498.60.48
Ismail et al. (159)1155363232.697.41.36
Olmos et al. (154)117562435443.496.60.93
Sawada et al. (158)1485348281.498.60.19
Summary estimate3,02155.84632.81.56 (1.14–2.07)98.4 (97.9–98.9)0.54

CI = confidence interval; MI = myocardial infarction.

  • Patient characteristics not provided.