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Multicenter trial confirms value of coronary CT angio

November 2, 2008 Diagnostic Imaging. Vol. 30 No. 11 Multicenter trial confirms value of coronary CT angio Negative predictive rate of 99% rules out disease in patients at intermediate risk of adverse event A 16-center clinical trial has put to rest lingering questions about the ability of 64-slice cardiac CT angiography to diagnose coronary artery disease for intermediate-risk patients. The ACCURACY Trial confirmed the positive findings of numerous single-center trials that preceded it, said first author Dr. Matthew J. Budoff, an associate professor of internal medical at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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