Chest pain

Michele Oppizzi, Rachele Contri

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Patients with chest pain represent a heterogeneous group in terms of diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment. Echocardiography is widely used in the emergency department to perform the differential diagnosis of chest pain, to stratify the risk, to determine the prognosis, and to guide the choice between medical and surgical therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEchocardiography for Intensivists
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Italia s.r.l.
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9788847025837, 9788847025820
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2012


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Oppizzi, M., & Contri, R. (2012). Chest pain. In Echocardiography for Intensivists (pp. 297-312). Springer-Verlag Italia s.r.l..