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IMAGING Management

Noninvasive Imaging Helps Predict Heart Attacks

2017 14 Mar

A new study in the journal Radiology demonstrates the effectiveness of using noninvasive CT angiography and stress tests to detect which patients are likely to suffer a heart attack or other adverse cardiovascular event. This noninvasive approach may be a better option than coronary angiography, an invasive technique, in identifying such high-risk... Read more

Cardiology Management

Heart CT Scans Outperform Stress Tests

2015 02 Nov

According to the findings of a comparative study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins, noninvasive CT scans of the heart's vessels are more effective at spotting clogged arteries than exercise stress tests. The report is published in  Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. The study included 391 patients aged 45 to 85 years from 16 hospitals in... Read more