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Outcomes research in cardiovascular imaging: report of a workshop sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
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PMID:  19808615     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In July of 2008, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute convened experts in noninvasive cardiovascular imaging, outcomes research, statistics, and clinical trials to develop recommendations for future randomized controlled trials of the use of imaging in: 1) screening the asymptomatic patient for coronary artery disease; 2) assessment of patients with stable angina; 3) identification of acute coronary syndromes in the emergency room; and 4) assessment of heart failure patients with chronic coronary artery disease with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction. This study highlights several possible trial designs for each clinical situation.
Pamela S Douglas; Allen Taylor; Diane Bild; Robert Bonow; Philip Greenland; Michael Lauer; Frank Peacock; James Udelson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Congresses    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1942-0080     ISO Abbreviation:  Circ Cardiovasc Imaging     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-07     Completed Date:  2009-10-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101479935     Medline TA:  Circ Cardiovasc Imaging     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  339-48     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Coronary Syndrome / diagnosis
Angina Pectoris / diagnosis
Cardiovascular Diseases / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Coronary Artery Disease / diagnosis
Diagnostic Imaging* / methods
Emergency Service, Hospital
Evidence-Based Medicine
Heart Failure / diagnosis
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U.S.)*
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)*
Predictive Value of Tests
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Research Design
Stroke Volume
United States
Ventricular Function, Left

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