Prognosis of medically stabilized unstable angina pectoris with a negative exercise test

Am J Cardiol. 1998 Sep 1;82(5):662-5, A6. doi: 10.1016/s0002-9149(98)00411-1.


Three hundred twenty seven patients with medically stabilized unstable angina and a negative exercise test were followed-up during a mean of 39 months. Male gender, diabetes mellitus, and previous myocardial infarction, but not exercise parameters, were predictors of death or acute myocardial infarction.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Angina, Unstable / drug therapy*
  • Angina, Unstable / mortality
  • Cardiovascular Agents / adverse effects
  • Cardiovascular Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Cause of Death
  • Exercise Test* / drug effects
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Myocardial Infarction / mortality
  • Prognosis
  • Risk Factors
  • Survival Rate


  • Cardiovascular Agents