Should all patients with suspected coronary artery disease undergo coronary angiography with 16-row MDCT?

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BACKGROUND Coronary angiography is currently the best diagnostic test for suspected coronary artery disease (CAD), but the risks and patient discomfort associated with this procedure have encouraged research into less invasive alternatives. Multidetector CT (MDCT) has emerged as an effective means of assessing the coronary arteries, but until recently has… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncpcardio0777

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