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November 2013 Br J Cardiol 2013;20:155 doi:10.5837/bjc.2013.34

A comparison between CTCA and functional testing for stable chest pain and moderate-to-high CAD risk

Andrew Cai, Peter Dobson, Phoebe Leung, Kathy Marshall, Mohamed Albarjas, Toby Rogers, Sumit Basu, Khaled Alfakih

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Introduction In 2010, the UK National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published guidelines on the investigation of patients with chest pain and recommended the use of cardiac computed tomography (CT) in patients with low pre-test likelihood of having coronary artery disease (CAD).1 They also recommended that patients with moderate pre-test likelihood should have an imaging functional test such as myocardial perfusion scintigraphy (MPS) or dobutamine stress echo (DSE), and that patients with a high pre-test likelihood should be investigated with invasive coronary angiography (ICA) as the first-line investigation. NICE recommende

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March 2007 Br J Cardiol 2007;14:90-7

Stress echocardiography – current status

Roxy Senior, John Chambers

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October 2002 Br J Cardiol 2002;9:538

Intracavity gradients during stress echocardiography

David Platts, Mark Monaghan

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