CT scan better than MRI for coronary artery disease detection

02/2/2010 | Yahoo!

German scientists who reviewed more than 100 published studies found that a CT scan is more sensitive and accurate than MRI in identifying people suffering from coronary artery disease. A radiology professor said the study "holds no surprises whatever" and added that the imaging techniques should not be considered rivals in medical practice because a CT scan is used to assess heart arteries while MRI is used to look at cardiac muscles.

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