National trends among radiologists in reporting coronary artery calcium in non-gated chest computed tomography

@article{Kirsch2016NationalTA,
  title={National trends among radiologists in reporting coronary artery calcium in non-gated chest computed tomography},
  author={Jacobo Kirsch and Felipe Mart{\'i}nez and David L{\'o}pez and Gian M. Novaro and Craig Asher},
  journal={The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging},
  year={2016},
  volume={33},
  pages={251-257}
}
Coronary artery calcification (CAC) is a known risk factor for adverse outcomes in the general population and in patients with coronary artery disease. We performed a survey of United States radiologists to evaluate the trends in reporting the presence or absence of CAC on NCCT examinations. An 11 multiple-choice questionnaire was distributed to members of the American College of Radiology, and 530 members participated in the study. Eighty-seven percent of the analyzed group report the presence… CONTINUE READING

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