Study: MPI with CT, CTA improves CAD diagnosis

08/31/2009 | Cardiology Today magazine

A study on patients with suspected coronary artery disease found that using myocardial perfusion imaging along with CT and CT angiography improved accuracy, specificity and positive predictive value when diagnosing the disease compared with using MPI alone. "The combined anatomical and perfusional information may provide an incremental diagnostic value, mostly in patients with high coronary calcification and stents," a researcher said.

View Full Article in:

Cardiology Today magazine

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Vice-President of Technology and Regulatory Affairs
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Sr Product Manager Global Marketing (US/DA/00/0085/SL) - 14000009V3
Abbott
Chicago, IL
Director of Medicare Products
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington, KY
Director of Medicare Products
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington, KY
Vice President, Information Technology
HealthPartners
MN