TITLE

Is pre-surgical test worth the risk?

PUB. DATE
February 1996
SOURCE
USA Today Magazine;Feb96, Vol. 124 Issue 2609, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that tests for hidden heart problems that might arise in patients undergoing non-cardiac vascular surgery tend to cause more harm than good. Inclusion of coronary angiography in procedure for repairing clogged leg arteries; Patients' risks of suffering heart attack or stroke as a result of angiography.
ACCESSION #
9602192816

 

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