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Q What is the diagnostic accuracy of multislice computed tomography (MSCT) in patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD)?
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blinded comparison of MSCT with conventional invasive coronary angiography.
a university hospital in Ulm, Germany.
103 patients (mean age 62 y, 69% men) with suspected CAD. Exclusion criteria included contraindication to iodinated contrast, renal dysfunction, hyperthyroidism, previous surgical revascularisation, and acute coronary syndrome.
Description of test:
all patients received MSCT examinations using a scanner with 16 detector rows (Brilliance 16, Philips Medical Systems, Cleveland, OH, USA). Contrast flow rate was adapted according to a test bolus acquisition. Pitch settings were modified according to …
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