Value of Exercise Testing on Angina Pectoris for Prediction of Life Expectancy, Left Ventricular Function and Coronary Lesions

  • J. P. Broustet
  • J. F. Cherrier
  • P. Guern
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 4)


Although many studies, especially the Framingham study (1), have demonstrated the statistical severity of coronary heart disease (CHD) prognosis, appraisal of individual life expectancy has been a challenge for a long time, before the onset of clinically obvious circulatory failure. The “30 seconds of 30 years” as expressed by Gallavardin sixty years ago indicate what was the range of standard deviation for a clever observer of the natural history of CHD.


Exercise Training Exercise Test Left Ventricular Function Exercise Capacity Coronary Event 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Broustet
    • 1
  • J. F. Cherrier
    • 1
  • P. Guern
    • 1
  1. 1.Département des épreuves d’effort et Service de Cardiologie AHopital Cardiologique du Haut LevequePessacFrance

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