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Table 9 Recommendations for CMR for the diagnosis of stable coronary artery disease

From: Representation of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in the AHA / ACC guidelines

Diagnosis stable coronary artery disease Classa Levelb Page
Pharmacological stress with CMR can be useful for patients with an intermediate to high pretest probability of obstructive ischemic heart disease, who have an uninterpretable ECG and at least moderate physical functioning or no disabling comorbidity. IIa B 22
Pharmacological stress CMR is reasonable for patients with an intermediate to high pretest probability of ischemic heart disease, who are incapable of at least moderate physical functioning or have disabling comorbidity. IIa B 24
  1. aClass of recommendation
  2. bLevel of evidence