Coronary artery disease in women

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6971.60a (Published 07 January 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:60
  1. Peter Bourdillon
  1. Consultant Department of Cardiology, Hammersmith Hospital, London W12 0HS

    EDITOR,—Graham Jackson addresses the value of exercise electrocardiography in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease in women.1 He points out that the false positive rate is higher in women aged under 65 than in those aged 65 and over. This is true if a single cut off point of 1 mm of ST segment depression …

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