Published in Blood Weekly, August 18th, 1997
Determining whether a woman with chest pain has coronary artery disease, the cause of heart attacks, is difficult because of the excessive number of misleading results that occur when EKGs are taken on females during exercise stress tests, said Ramdas Pai, M.D., a staff cardiologist and associate director of cardiovascular research at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California, in the August 4, 1997 American Heart Association journal Circulation.
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