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Accuracy of 64-multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography in patients with symptomatic atrial fibrillation prior to pulmonary vein isolation.

Authors
  • Sohns, Christian
  • Kruse, Sebastian
  • Vollmann, Dirk
  • Lüthje, Lars
  • Dorenkamp, Marc
  • Seegers, Joachim
  • Jacobshagen, Claudius
  • Leber, Alexander W
  • Obenauer, Silvia
  • Hasenfuss, Gerd
  • Zabel, Markus
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2012
Volume
13
Issue
3
Pages
263–270
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ejechocard/jer277
PMID: 22146783
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

MDCT coronary angiography is sensitive and highly specific in patients presenting for PVA. In this group a negative scan reliably excludes significant CAD. These data suggest that MDCT coronary angiography can replace ICA prior to PVA.

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