Nuclear cardiology will remain the “gatekeeper” over CT angiography

@article{Hachamovitch2007NuclearCW,
  title={Nuclear cardiology will remain the “gatekeeper” over CT angiography},
  author={Rory Hachamovitch and Marcelo F. Di Carli},
  journal={Journal of Nuclear Cardiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={14},
  pages={634-644}
}
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