The CT-STAT (coronary computed tomographic angiography for systematic triage of acute chest pain patients to treatment) trial
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
In emergency department acute, low-risk chest pain patients, the use of CCTA results in more rapid and cost-efficient safe diagnosis than rest-stress MPI. Further studies comparing CCTA to other diagnostic strategies are needed to optimize evaluation of specific patient subsets. (Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography for Systematic Triage of Acute Chest Pain Patients to Treatment [CT-STAT]; NCT00468325).