New strategy for detection of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes based on cardiac multi-detector computed tomography and treadmill test.

@article{Jeong2014NewSF,
  title={New strategy for detection of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes based on cardiac multi-detector computed tomography and treadmill test.},
  author={Hae Chang Jeong and Inna Kim and Keun Ho Park and Doo Sun Sim and Young Joon Hong and Ju Han Kim and Myung Ho Jeong and Jeong Gwan Cho and Jong Chun Park and Yun Hyeon Kim and Hyun Ju Seon and Jae Dong Moon and Youngkeun Ahn},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={78 3},
  pages={671-8}
}
BACKGROUND The current screening strategy for subclinical coronary atherosclerosis in asymptomatic diabetic patients is not sufficient in real clinical practice. A new strategy was investigated that uses cardiac multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) and a treadmill test (TMT). METHODS AND RESULTS A total of 445 self-referred asymptomatic diabetic… CONTINUE READING