Obesity and the challenges of noninvasive imaging for the detection of coronary artery disease.

@article{Lim2015ObesityAT,
  title={Obesity and the challenges of noninvasive imaging for the detection of coronary artery disease.},
  author={Siok Ping Lim and Punitha Arasaratnam and Benjamin J. W. Chow and Rob S. B. Beanlands and Ren{\'e}e C Hessian},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={223-6}
}
Obesity is a significant health problem that could potentially lead to increased cardiovascular risk. Noninvasive imaging plays an important role in the evaluation of cardiovascular symptoms and risk of these patients. Selection of the appropriate test in the diagnosis of obstructive coronary artery disease in this unique population is important. In this article, we focus on the strengths, limitations, and recommendations of the various noninvasive cardiac imaging modalities available in the… CONTINUE READING

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