Incremental prognostic value of coronary artery calcium score versus CT angiography among symptomatic patients without known coronary artery disease.

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prognostic value and test characteristics of coronary artery calcium (CAC) score for the identification of obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) in comparison with coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) among symptomatic patients. METHODS Retrospective cohort study at two large hospitals, including all symptomatic… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2013.12.029

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@article{Hulten2014IncrementalPV, title={Incremental prognostic value of coronary artery calcium score versus CT angiography among symptomatic patients without known coronary artery disease.}, author={Edward A. Hulten and M{\'a}rcio Sommer Bittencourt and Brian B. Ghoshhajra and Daniel O'leary and Mitalee P. Christman and Michael J. Blaha and Quynh A. Truong and Kyle Anne Nelson and Philip Montana and Michael L. Steigner and Frank F Rybicki and Jon Hainer and Thomas J. Brady and Udo Hoffmann and Marcelo Fernando Di Carli and Khurram Nasir and Suhny Abbara and Ron Blankstein}, journal={Atherosclerosis}, year={2014}, volume={233 1}, pages={190-5} }