SPECT, calcium scoring beneficial for patients with known CAD

07/28/2009 | HealthImaging.com

A study on patients with known coronary artery disease who underwent both calcium scoring and SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging showed that those with a calcium score above 400 had a greater risk of severe cardiac events, such as cardiac death or heart attack. Calcium scoring "adds prognostic value to SPECT findings," a researcher said.

View Full Article in:

HealthImaging.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Attorney
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Office of the Chief Counsel
Silver Spring, MD, MD
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Senior Manager, Clinical Affairs - Advanced Technology
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Director, Litigation & Investigations EMEA
Gilead Sciences
Stockely Park
Assistant General Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel
Genentech
South San Francisco, CA