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Randomised controlled trial
CT coronary angiography increases diagnostic certainty in patients with stable chest pain
  1. Manel Sabaté,
  2. Kohki Ishida
  1. Cardiology Department, Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
  1. Correspondence to : Dr Manel Sabaté, Cardiology Department, Hospital Clínic, c/ Villaroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Spain; masabate{at}

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CT coronary angiography (CTCA) is an imaging technique for the detection of coronary heart disease (CHD) in patients with chest pain and equivocal results of non-invasive tests.1 ,2 Prior trials have focused on assessing the accuracy of CTCA with other techniques for the identification of coronary disease.3 ,4 The benefit of CTCA in patients with stable chest pain has not been systematically assessed. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of CTCA …

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