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Coronary Heart Disease, Screening, July 2012

* Indicates a new grade definition


Recommendations: Coronary Heart Disease with Electrocardiography

  • Coronary Heart Disease: Screening with Electrocardiography--Adults at Low Risk
    Grade: D*
    Specific Recommendations:
      The USPSTF recommends against screening with resting or exercise electrocardiography (ECG) for the prediction of coronary heart disease (CHD) events in asymptomatic adults at low risk for CHD events.

    Frequency of Service:
      No Frequency of Service information currently available.
    Risk Factor Information:
      No Risk Factor Information currently available.
  • Coronary Heart Disease: Screening with Electrocardiography--Adults at Intermediate or High Risk of CHD Events
    Grade: I*
    Specific Recommendations:
      The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening with resting or exercise ECG for the prediction of CHD events  in asymptomatic adults at intermediate or high risk for CHD events.

    Frequency of Service:
      No Frequency of Service information currently available.
    Risk Factor Information:
      No Risk Factor Information currently available.
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