Study compares angiography, SPECT MPI for diagnosing CAD

03/25/2013 | AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

A 320-detector-row coronary CT angiography procedure outperforms SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in diagnosis of heart disease, but MPI helps prevent unneeded catheterization and revascularization, according to findings presented at a cardiology meeting. Researchers said CCTA's greater diagnostic capability may be linked to its higher sensitivity to coronary occlusions. The tests did not differ in terms of specificity.

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