Expert reacts to CAD study involving asymptomatic diabetics

04/17/2009 | HealthImaging.com

A medical imaging expert said researchers used the wrong test in a study that found SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging to be a poor screening test for coronary artery disease in asymptomatic diabetics. A coronary artery calcium score with noncontrast CT would have been a better test for diabetic patients, the expert said.

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