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US Screening for AAA More Effective in Older Patients
Ultrasound screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm would save more lives of people aged 75 or older, rather than nonsmoking 65-year-olds.
CaSc Plus CCTA Can Rule Out CAD in Women
CCTA, when combined with calcium scoring, can rule out coronary artery disease in women with atypical chest pain.
Q&A: LVNC: A Rare, But Overdiagnosed Disease?
This Q&A series explores radiology’s role in overdiagnosis in a variety of conditions. Here, we discuss left ventricular noncompaction cardiomyopathy.
ED-Ordered CTA and Significant Incidental Findings
Computed tomography angiography may show significant incidental findings that ED physicians should act upon.
Cardiac CT Can Cause Cellular Damage
Doses over 7.5 mSv of radiation from cardiac CTA cause cellular damage.
Imaging Can Detect CAC, Predict Mortality
Imaging with electron beam tomography or CT helps determine plaque build-up in coronary artery calcification among asymptomatic patients.
CCTA More Positive Patient Experience Than MPI
Patients who undergo coronary CT angiography receive lower radiation doses and are more pleased with the experience than with MPI.
Shortness of Breath
Case History: 60-year-old female with shortness of breath worsening with exertion and fatigue.
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