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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Arm Exercise versus Pharmacologic Stress Testing for Clinical Outcome Prediction
Principal Investigator:

Wade H. Martin

Location: St Louis, MO
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - April 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Treadmill exercise capacity and other physiologic responses to leg exercise are powerful predictors of mortality and provide important clinical and diagnostic information. However, many Veterans cannot perform treadmill exercise because of lower extremity or other disabilities. For many years, pharmacologic myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) has been the standard of care for their evaluation but fails to provide powerful prognostic and clinically relevant information of exercise testing, require...

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