Study: CT scans no better than other tests for predicting a heart attack

March 14, 2015 10:52 PM

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Study: CT scans no better than other tests for predicting a heart attack

A treadmill test typically costs about half as much as a CT scan.

The study included over 10,000 participants from 193 health centers in the United States and Canada. The researchers found doing a treadmill test with a patient was just as good as a CT scan for evaluating heart health, and it doesn't involve radiation. A treadmill test typically costs about half as...

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