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

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Type
Published Article
Journal
European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging
Publication Date
Volume
13
Issue
3
Pages
263–270
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ejechocard/jer277
PMID: 22146783
Source
Medline

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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