Author | Lawrence M. Boxt, MD

Articles

Coronary CT angiography saves lives and money: 20,000-plus cases prove it

October 01, 2007

Questions remain from practitioners, payers, and administrators regarding the economic impact of coronary CT angiography on established diagnostic modalities and the effects on reimbursement within imaging. To address these concerns, we have developed the CCTA Data Registry, which now consists of more than 20,000 cases. Preliminary results indicate that coronary CTA is being utilized appropriately and affects savings for the healthcare system.

64 slices let CT join MR in a two-stop cardiac shop

November 02, 2005

Progress in the management of patients with heart disease has always been closely tied to radiologists' expertise in cardiac imaging. But we have to move away from lumenology and toward a more cellular and molecular focus to fully appreciate modern noninvasive cardiac imaging.