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Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-51132

Ghadri, J R; Pazhenkottil, A P; Nkoulou, R N; Goetti, R; Buechel, R R; Husmann, L; Herzog, B A; Wolfrum, M; Wyss, C A; Templin, C; Kaufmann, P A (2011). Very high coronary calcium score unmasks obstructive coronary artery disease in patients with normal SPECT MPI. Heart, 97(12):998-1003.

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In patients with normal SPECT MPI, a CAC >1000 confers a high diagnostic added value for detecting CAD. This is not solely based on unmasking balanced ischaemia due to epicardial 3-VD, as it occurred predominantly in patients with 1-VD and 2-VD.


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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Center for Integrative Human Physiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Nuclear Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Cardiology
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
610 Medicine & health
Date:June 2011
Deposited On:17 Nov 2011 10:15
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 15:06
Publisher:BMJ Publishing Group
Publisher DOI:10.1136/hrt.2010.217281
PubMed ID:21487127

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