Table 2

A Compilation of Published Meta-Analyses on the Diagnostic Accuracy of Exercise Electrocardiography, Stress Echocardiography, and Stress SPECT Imaging in Women

Author, Year (Ref.)Exercise ElectrocardiographyStress EchocardiographyStress SPECT
SensitivitySpecificitySensitivitySpecificitySensitivitySpecificity
Fleischmann et al., 1998 (143)85%77%87%64%
Kwok et al., 1999 (146)61%70%86%79%78%64%
Beattie et al., 2003 (143)81%73%77%69%
Average61%70%84%76%81%66%

SPECT = single-photon emission computed tomography.