TITLE

2010 - CT coronary angiography was more accurate than stress testing for diagnosing CAD, especially in patients at intermediate risk

AUTHOR(S)
Heidenreich, Paul
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;10/19/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the outcomes of a scientific study which aims to see the accuracy of stress testing and computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) for diagnosing coronary artery disease (CAD). Undertaken by A. C. Weustink and colleagues it sees that stress testing can reveal both exercise capacity and presence of ischemia. It was also seen that computed tomography coronary angiography was more accurate than stress testing for diagnosing coronary artery disease.
ACCESSION #
55618355

 

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