Myocardial Ischemia and Exercise Stress Testing

  • David M. Mirvis
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 82)


Myocardial ischemia caused by inadequate coronary blood flow produces abnormalities of the S-T segment and T wave as well as alterations in the QRS complex. In this chapter, we shall explore the mechanisms as well as the patterns of these changes that occur in the absence of acute myocardial infarction. Specific attention will be given to the electrocardiographic abnormalities produced by exercise stress testing.


Myocardial Ischemia Action Potential Duration Exercise Stress Testing Atrial Pace Single Vessel Disease 
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