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Coronary CT Angiography for Acute Chest Pain.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23094737     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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To the Editor: Hoffmann et al. (July 26 issue)(1) conclude that, among patients with low-to-intermediate-risk acute coronary syndromes, the incorporation of coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) improves the standard evaluation strategy.(2) However, it may be difficult to generalize their results, owing to different situations on the two sides of the Atlantic and the availability of high-sensitivity troponin T assays in Europe. In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration has still not approved a high-sensitivity troponin test, and patients in the Rule Out Myocardial Infarction/Ischemia Using Computer Assisted Tomography (ROMICAT-II) trial only underwent testing with the conventional troponin T . . .
Authors:
James K Min; Matthew J Budoff; Daniel S Berman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New England journal of medicine     Volume:  367     ISSN:  1533-4406     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Engl. J. Med.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0255562     Medline TA:  N Engl J Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1665-6; author reply 1666-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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N Engl J Med. 2012 Jul 26;367(4):299-308   [PMID:  22830462 ]
N Engl J Med. 2012 Jul 26;367(4):375-6   [PMID:  22830468 ]

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