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A Trial Evaluating the Clinical Applicability, Correlation, and Modeling of Cardiac CT Using 64 Detector Row VCT

2014-08-27 03:43:35 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To compare computed tomography (CT) images (pictures) of the coronary arteries using the General Electric (GE) LightSpeed VCT scanner with x-ray coronary angiography in patients referred for an x-ray coronary angiography.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Coronary Artery Disease

Intervention

64 Channel VCT

Location

GE Healthcare
Princeton
New Jersey
United States
08540

Status

Completed

Source

GE Healthcare

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:43:35-0400

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