coronary disease, chest pain, high risk patients
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Lancet. 2012 Feb 4;379(9814):453-60 Diagnostic
IN coronary disease, chest pain, high risk patients The Use of
magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the heart, with adenosine stress
As Diagnostic Tool
Is better Than
single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), with adenosine stress, perfusion scintigraphy
To diagnose significant coronary disease (gold standard : coronary angiography) : IRM sensitivity 86%, specificity 83% ; SPECT sensitivity 66%, specificity 82%