A Comparison of Echocardiography, Nuclear Stress Testing, and CT Scanning

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  • Summary:

    Dr. Mario Garcia from the Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY moderated the topic "A Comparison of Echocardiography, Nuclear Stress Testing, and CT Scanning" with Drs. Daniel Berman from Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, and Mark Travin from the Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.

     
    The discussion focused primarily on:
    (1) The diagnostic tests available for testing patients with coronary artery disease;
    (2) what type of patient should be tested;
    (3) when should testing be done;
    (4) cost effective testing options;
    (5) the influence of published literature on current testing practices;
    (6) screening at risk patients.
    (Med Roundtable Cardiovasc Ed. 2012;3(2):95-101) ©2012 FoxP2 Media, LLC
  • Compounds:
    No compounds discussed.
    Trials:

    DIAD, EISNER, St. Francis Heart Study, WISE
     

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