The value of multi-slice-computed tomography coronary angiography for risk stratification

  title={The value of multi-slice-computed tomography coronary angiography for risk stratification},
  author={Jacob M. van Werkhoven and Jeroen J. Bax and Gaetano Nucifora and J Wouter Jukema and Lucia J M Kroft and Albert de Roos and Joanne D. Schuijf},
  journal={Journal of Nuclear Cardiology},
  pages={970 - 980}
Multi-slice-computed tomography coronary angiography (CTA) provides direct non-invasive anatomic assessment of the coronary arteries allowing for early identification of coronary artery disease (CAD). This information is useful for diagnosis of CAD, particularly the rule out of CAD. In addition, early identification of CAD with CTA may also be useful for risk stratification. The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of the current literature on the prognostic value of CTA and to… CONTINUE READING


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