CTA or Stress Test?

March 14, 2015 8:25 PM

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The PROMISE Trial (PROspective Multicenter Imaging Study for Evaluation of chest pain) showed no improvement in clinical outcomes when using Anatomic CT over functional testing for screening for coronary artery disease, however it did find an overall increase in radiation exposure.

Data from the trial was presented Saturday, March 14 at the American College of Cardiology meeting in San Diego, CA and simultaneously printed online in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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