Costs and clinical outcomes after coronary multidetector CT angiography in patients without known coronary artery disease: Comparison to myocardial perfusion SPECT Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Coronary Angiography
  • Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

abstract

  • Individuals without known CAD who underwent multidetector CT as an initial diagnostic test, compared with those who underwent myocardial perfusion SPECT, incurred lower health care costs with similar rates of myocardial infarction and CAD-related hospitalization.

publication date

  • October 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1148/radiol.2483071453

PubMed ID

  • 18796668

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 62

end page

  • 70

volume

  • 249

number

  • 1