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Study Comparing CT Scan and Stress Test in Diagnosing Coronary Artery Disease in Patients Hospitalized for Chest Pain

2014-08-27 03:29:36 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether coronary artery CT scanning or nuclear stress testing is better at diagnosing chest pain patients with coronary artery disease to select appropriate candidates for coronary catheterization and re-vascularization.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Coronary Artery Disease

Intervention

Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography, Stress Nuclear Myocardial Perfusion Imaging

Location

Moses Division, Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx
New York
United States
10467

Status

Recruiting

Source

Montefiore Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:29:36-0400

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