Addition of CT angiography to standard care for stable chest pain reduces mortality due to coronary diseaseSeptember 11, 2018
Patients with stable chest pain referred to a cardiology clinic who received standard care plus coronary CT angiography experienced lower 5-year rate of death due to coronary disease compared to those receiving standard care alone.
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