MPI used more frequently than CCTA in patients with suspected CAD

11/26/2012 | AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

Researchers found that SPECT MPI is used 52 times more often than coronary CT angiography in patients with suspected coronary artery disease due to reimbursement issues with CCTA and the preference for MPI among cardiologists with nuclear cameras in their offices, according to a study presented at a radiology meeting. Researchers have observed a widening trend in the discrepancy of use of these two tests.

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