THE TREADMIL SCOREASAPREDICTOROF CORONARYARTERY DISEASE
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Objective: the aimofthiswork is to study the treadmill score as apre dictor ofcoronary artery disease. Materials and methods: the study comprised 50 patients referredfor evaluation of chest pain: 33 males and 17females with mean age 51-9 years.Allpatients were subjected to thorough history taking, full clinical examination, standard 12-led electrocardiography, treadmill exercise electrocardiographywith the assessment ofECGandNON-ECG criteriaof the test and assessment ofDuke Treadmill score (DISJ. DTS=Exercse time-(5xST deviation)-(4x treadmill angina). All patients underwent coro nary angiographywithin90 days ofexercise testing.