Prof Antoniades wants his technology to be incorporated alongside CCTA
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demonstrates a large fistula between the proximal left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) (Figure 1) and great cardiac vein (GCV).
In addition, Fitch affirms the following CCTA
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In 2009, our tertiary care medical center introduced CCTA
as an alternative to our standard of care (SOC) for triage of patients presenting with acute chest pain in the ED.
Levsky, M.D., Ph.D., from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, N.Y., and colleagues randomized low-to-intermediate-risk emergency department acute chest pain patients without known coronary artery disease and a negative initial serum troponin level to immediate CCTA
(201 patients) or SE (199 patients).
might also be able to characterize the morphology of coronary plaques [15, 16].
showed calcium-free coronary arteries; however, there was extensive soft tissue infiltration of the right atrium, atrioventricular (AV) groove, lateral myopericardium, and lateral pericardium (Figure 2).
has a negative predictive value of 97-99% for predicting the absence of obstructive CAD [18, 19].
Coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA
) is now a mainstream, well-established cardiac diagnostic imaging modality with widespread acceptance and applications, predicting cardiovascular adverse events.[sup],,,, In clinical practice, lesions with a stenosis diameter of ≥50% on CCTA
are generally considered for referral to invasive coronary angiography (ICA) examination.
"This pilot study is the first to assess coronary plaques in asymptomatic patients with psoriatic arthritis with CCTA