Computed tomographic angiography had high sensitivity for coronary artery disease in patients at intermediate risk

Heidenreich, Paul
March 2008
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 148 Issue 2, p25
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the blinded clinical comparison investigating the accuracy of multislice spiral computed tomography (MSCT) for diagnosing coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients at intermediate risk. The clinical procedure conducted with 243 patients (40 years of age) found out that MSCT had high sensitivity and moderate specificity for diagnosing CAD in patients at intermediate risk.


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