Uses and limitations of 40 slice multi-detector row spiral computed tomography for diagnosing coronary lesions in unselected patients referred for routine invasive coronary angiography
The selective patients underwent coronary angiography
based on the results of noninvasive tests.
Given the patient's lack of cardiac symptoms, good functional capacity and a known false positive rate for stress thallium testing, should he be advised to undergo conventional diagnostic coronary angiography
, with the attendant risks that include cerebral vascular events (0.
The study, published in the British Medical Journal, involved analysing more than 10,000 patients to determine whether they were offered coronary angiography
On the issue of safety, the radiation dose each patient received, about 14-15 mSv, is comparable to the dose from conventional coronary angiography
and less than the exposure during a nuclear perfusion scan, Dr.
They include conventional coronary angiography
and magnetic resonance angiography.
The answer is that the use of pre-operative coronary angiography
commits the patient to undergo two or three potentially risky procedures, rather than just one.
All patients underwent CT, invasive coronary angiography
(ICA), invasive FFR and subsequent FFRCT analysis.
The contract is for the supply of disposable materials for treatment of coronary angiography
Conclusion: Increasing concentrations of serum ICAM can be used as a biomarker of coronary atherosclerosis alleviating the need to employ invasive tests like coronary angiography
to confirm the diagnosis.
3% of all the people undergoing coronary angiography
are reported to have anomalous coronary arteries.
sup] developed a novel approach on the basis of three-dimensional (3D) quantitative coronary angiography
(QCA) and thrombolysis in myocardial infarction (TIMI).