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Stress echocardiography is the combination of echocardiography with a physical, pharmacological or electrical stress. The diagnostic end point for the detection of myocardial ischemia is the induction of a transient worsening in regional function during stress.  
- A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Appropriateness Criteria Task Force, American Society of Echocardiography, American College of Emergency Physicians, American Heart Association, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, and Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Endorsed by the Heart Rhythm Society and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. March 2008. Circulation
- ↑ Douglas PS, Khandheria B, Stainback RF, Weissman NJ. ACCF/ASE/ACEP/AHA/ASNC/SCAI/SCCT/SCMR 2008 appropriateness criteria for stress echocardiography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008; 51:1127–47.
- ↑ Rosa Sicari, Petros Nihoyannopoulos, Arturo Evangelista, Jaroslav Kasprzak, Patrizio Lancellotti, Don Poldermans, Jen-Uwe Voigt, Jose Luis Zamorano on behalf of the European Association of Echocardiography. Stress echocardiography expert consensus statement European Association of Echocardiography (EAE) (a registered branch of the ESC) European Journal of Echocardiography 2008 9(4):415-437