Does coronary artery screening by electron beam computed tomography motivate potentially beneficial lifestyle behaviors?

@article{Wong1996DoesCA,
  title={Does coronary artery screening by electron beam computed tomography motivate potentially beneficial lifestyle behaviors?},
  author={Nathan D Wong and Robert C. Detrano and Gary Diamond and Combiz Rezayat and Reza Mahmoudi and Eric Chong and Wendell Tang and Graciana Puentes and Xingping Kang and David Abrahamson},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={78 11},
  pages={1220-3}
}
We evaluated the extent to which cardiovascular risk-reducing behaviors are initiated as a result of knowledge of newly detected coronary artery disease, based on test results from noninvasive electron beam computed tomography (EBCT). A total of 703 men and women, aged 28 to 84 years, asymptomatic and without prior coronary disease, who had a baseline EBCT coronary artery scan and basic medical history and risk factor information completed a follow-up survey questioning them about health… CONTINUE READING