TITLE

2009 - Review: Computed tomography angiography is highly accurate for diagnosing significant stenosis in peripheral arterial disease

AUTHOR(S)
Niinuma, Hiroyuki
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;5/19/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which found that computed tomography angiography (CTA) is an accurate test for diagnosing significant stenosis in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The study concluded that CTA is highly accurate for diagnosing significant stenosis in patients with intermittent claudication and higher-slice CTA yields better results.
ACCESSION #
41332649

 

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