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Exercise stress testing more accurate than age in predicting death risk
3/15/2019

Performance on exercise stress tests predicts mortality risk better than chronological age, researchers reported online in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. Higher metabolic equivalents of task and higher chronotropic reserve index were associated with lower mortality risk in patients referred for exercise stress testing, while abnormal heart rate recovery and older age based on stress testing exercise performance predicted higher mortality risk.

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