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Prospective multicentre trial aimed to investigate the use of CT coronary angiogram compared to standard care in patients with stable chest pain in terms of its affect on diagnosis, management and outcome of patients.
SCCT brings out its new updated guidelines on interpretation and reporting of coronary CT angiography - a helpful guide for all those involved in cardiac CT reporting.
Total coverage of myocardium for stress perfusion has been limited with cardiovascular magnetic resonance technique (CMR).
These latest guidelines reveiw the use of diagnostic invasive coronary angiography and management in patients with stable ischemic heart disease.
Presence of transmural perfusion gradient was studied using [15O] H20 PET-CT in 66 patients with angina and correlated with FFR- determined severity.
A long term follow-up study in young adults demonstrate increased plaque formation in the coronary arteries and thickening of carotid IMT in those with healthier lifestyle.
This is an excellent attempt to bring down the radiation dose with CCTA even further.
An important study comparing CTA and combined CTA+CTP with SPECT MPI and invasive angiography.
This study explores the utility of these techniques to improve the accuracy of CTA.
Latest perfusion techniques with 3T MRI scanner allows complete coverage of with absolute quantification of myocardial blood flow.