Clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of coronary computed tomography angiography in the evaluation of patients with chest pain.

@article{Ladapo2009ClinicalOA,
  title={Clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of coronary computed tomography angiography in the evaluation of patients with chest pain.},
  author={Joseph A Ladapo and Farouc A. Jaffer and Udo Hoffmann and Carey Conley Thomson and Fabian Bamberg and William G Dec and David M. Cutler and Milton C. Weinstein and Guy Scott Gazelle},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={54 25},
  pages={2409-22}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to project clinical outcomes, health care costs, and cost-effectiveness of coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA), as compared with conventional diagnostic technologies, in the evaluation of patients with stable chest pain and suspected coronary artery disease (CAD). BACKGROUND CCTA has recently been found to be effective in the evaluation of patients with suspected CAD, but investigators have raised concerns related to radiation exposure… CONTINUE READING

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