Normal perfusion scan: Cardiac event rate <1% per year
Factors suggestive of worse prognosis
Increased numbers of involved vascular territories
Increased severity and extent of defect size
Post-stress ejection fraction <45%
End-systolic volume >70 ml
Transient ischemic dilation
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