The clinical and cost-effectiveness of computed tomography as an alternative to angiography in investigation of coronary artery disease

Mowatt G, Cummins E, Waugh N, Walker S, Cook J, Jia X, Hillis GS, Fraser C
Record ID 32007000794
Authors' recommendations: Study found the main value of 64-slice computed tomography at present may be to rule out significant coronary artery disease but it is unlikely to replace coronary angiography in assessment for revascularisation of patients.
Project Status: Completed
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Year Published: 2008
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Scotland
MeSH Terms
  • Comparative Study
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Organisation Name: Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Contact Address: University of Aberdeen, Medical School, Polwarth Building, Aberdeen, UK AB25 2ZD. Tel: +44(0)1224 559715; Fax: +44(0)1224 554580;
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