Thursday, March 29, 2012

ACC: CCTA can improve chest pain diagnoses without increased costs

CHICAGO—Using cardiac CT angiography (CCTA) early on in the presentation of chest pain may more accurately assess patients who should be admitted for MI, according to the results of the late-breaking ROMICAT II trial presented March 27 at the 61st annual American College of Cardiology (ACC) scientific session. Additionally, CCTA resulted in a reduction of length of stay at essentially no increased cost.

Conference News Report: HealthImaging

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