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Cardiology Management

US Guidance: Cardiac Screening in Low Risk Adults Ineffective

2015 24 Mar

The American College of Physicians has issued new guidance stating that adults without symptoms and who are at low risk of developing coronary artery disease should not be screened for heart disease with resting or stress electrocardiography, stress echocardiography, or stress myocardial perfusion imaging.1“Cardiac screening in adults at low risk for... Read more

Cardiology Management

Routine CCTA Screening Not Necessary For Diabetics

2014 20 Nov

In a recent study published in JAMA and presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014, Joseph B. Muhlestein, MD, and colleagues at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Murray, Utah (USA) examined whether screening patients with diabetes deemed to be at high cardiac risk using coronary computed tomographic angiography... Read more


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