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Screening for Cardiovascular Disease Risk With Electrocardiography

US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

 

The USPSTF recommends against screening with resting or exercise ECG to prevent CVD events in asymptomatic adults at low risk of CVD events. (D recommendation) 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. (I statement)

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2684613