Author | Francesca Pugliese, MD

Articles

CTA seeks niche triage role in unstable angina patients

February 19, 2008

Acute coronary syndromes include ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and unstable coronary artery disease. The latter includes non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) and unstable angina.

CTA seeks niche triage role in unstable angina patients

January 22, 2008

If multislice CT can rule out obstructive coronary artery disease, time and cost of care would be reduced and risk stratification improved

CTA seeks niche triage role in unstable angina patients

January 10, 2008

Coronary CT angiography has been found to be a powerful tool to evaluate patients suspected of coronary artery disease who are at low to intermediate risk. The task now for many researchers is to further refine specific patient populations for whom coronary CTA can be beneficial. One such patient niche being explored is the group with unstable angina and/or non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.