Search Tag: coronary computed tomography angiography

IMAGING Management

PROMISE Trial: Safety of CTA vs. Functional Testing

2017 22 Aug

According to researchers, both coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) and functional stress testing are safe for the evaluation of stable chest pain, with minor complications in less than one percent of patients.You might also like: Radiation Dose Reduction for Common CT Examinations The researchers compared test safety – test complications,... Read more

Cardiology Management

Initial Noninvasive Testing for CAD Diagnosis

2017 10 Apr

The use of coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) to evaluate suspected coronary artery disease (CAD) is associated with greater use of preventive cardiac medications and invasive cardiac procedures, including coronary revascularisation, compared with functional testing. These findings are from a new Danish study published in Journal of the... Read more