Performance of the traditional age, sex, and angina typicality-based approach for estimating pretest probability of angiographically significant coronary artery disease in patients undergoing coronary computed tomographic angiography: Results from the multinational coronary CT angiography evaluation for clinical outcomes: An international multicenter registry (CONFIRM) Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Guidelines as Topic
  • International Cooperation
  • Multidetector Computed Tomography
  • Registries

abstract

  • In this multinational study of patients referred for coronary computed tomographic angiography, determination of pretest likelihood of angiographically significant CAD by the invasive angiography-based guideline probabilities greatly overestimates the actual prevalence of disease.

publication date

  • November 29, 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3240578

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.039255

PubMed ID

  • 22025600

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2423

end page

  • 32, 1-8

volume

  • 124

number

  • 22