Normalcy rate of computed tomographic coronary angiography.

  title={Normalcy rate of computed tomographic coronary angiography.},
  author={Andrea K. Y. Lee and Y. Yam and Benjamin J. W. Chow},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  volume={157 2},
Computed tomographic coronary angiography (CTCA) is an effective non-invasive tool for the detection and risk stratification of patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD) [1–5]. Many previous studies have focused upon a biased population already referred to invasive coronary angiography (ICA). As such, operating characteristics measured in these studies may not reflect diagnostic accuracy in the routine clinical CTCA population. To account for such bias, the normalcy rate (NR) has… CONTINUE READING


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