Study touts safety of contrast agents during echocardiography

01/8/2009 | AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

A retrospective study involving more than 42,000 patients found that the risks of death or myocardial infarction in those who received ultrasound contrast agents during stress echocardiography are no different than in those who did not. "The findings in this study provide physicians with the confidence to use contrast agents during stress testing when clinically indicated," the researchers wrote.

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