coronary disease, chest pain, low to intermediate risk patients
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Heart. 2010 Dec;96(24):1973-9 Diagnostic
IN coronary disease, chest pain, low to intermediate risk patients The Use of
coronary multidetector computed tomography, 64-slice CT coronary angiography
As Diagnostic Tool
Is better Than
exercise ECG testing (invasive coronariography as reference test)
To accurately diagnose significant coronary disease: sensitivity 100%, specificity 98.7%, positive and negative predictive values 92.9% and 100%, at the patient level (as opposed to analysis by coronary segment)