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Cardiovascular Disease Risk With Electrocardiography, Screening, 2018

* Indicates an old grade definition


Recommendations: Screening for Cardiovascular Disease Risk With Electrocardiography

  • Cardiovascular Disease Risk With Electrocardiography: Screening --Adults at low risk of CVD events
    Grade: D
    Specific Recommendations:

    The USPSTF recommends against screening with resting or exercise electrocardiography (ECG) to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD) events in asymptomatic adults at low risk of CVD events.

    Frequency of Service:

    No Frequency of Service information currently available.

    Risk Factor Information:

    No Risk Factor Information currently available.

  • Cardiovascular Disease Risk With Electrocardiography: Screening --Adults at intermediate or high risk of CVD 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 to prevent CVD events in asymptomatic adults at intermediate or high risk of CVD events.

    Frequency of Service:

    No Frequency of Service information currently available.

    Risk Factor Information:

    No Risk Factor Information currently available.

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