Nuclear cardiology in the literature: A selection of recent, original research papers

Nuclear cardiology in the literature: A selection of recent, original research papers REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE Nuclear cardiology in the literature: A selection of recent, original research papers Saurabh Malhotra, MD, MPH, FASNC, and Prem Soman, MD, PhD, FASNC, FRCP (UK), FACC Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY Division of Cardiology, Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA Received May 22, 2017; accepted May 22, 2017 doi:10.1007/s12350-017-0934-8 Functional Testing or Coronary Computed Tomog- and 2015, were analyzed. Downstream use of non-invasive raphy Angiography in Patients with Stable Coronary testing, invasive procedures, medications, and medical Artery Disease. costs within 120 days was determined. Risks of long-term Mads E. Jørgensen, Charlotte Andersson, Bjarne L. mortality and myocardial infarction (MI) were assessed by Nørgaard, Jawdat Abdulla, Jacqueline B. Shreibati, adjusted Cox proportional hazard analysis. Among the Christian Torp-Pedersen, Gunnar H. Gislason, Richard entire population 53,744 (mean age 57.4 years, 49% E. Shaw, and Mark A. Hlatky males) underwent functional testing, while 32,961 (mean Stanford, CA age 57.4 years, 45% males) underwent CCTA. Compared J Am Coll Cardiol 2017;69:1761-70 with functional testing, there was significantly higher use of statins (15.9% vs 9.1%), aspirin (12.7% vs 8.5%), Context: Prior observational and randomized stud- invasive coronary angiography (14.7% vs 10.1%), Journal of Nuclear Cardiology Springer Journals

Nuclear cardiology in the literature: A selection of recent, original research papers

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