Published in Cardiovascular Device Liability Week, April 2nd, 2006
Study 1: Multi-slice computed tomography (MSCT) has a good potential for the detection of coronary stenosis and, due to its high negative predictive value, may be most useful for excluding coronary artery disease (CAD).
According to a study from India, "The gold standard for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD) is catheter angiography. However, catheter angiography is invasive and may not always be followed by interventional therapy."
"We report our results with the use of multislice computed tomography (MSCT) as a noninvasive diagnostic tool...
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