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Usefulness of electron beam computed tomography scanning for distinguishing ischemic from nonischemic cardiomyopathy.

Authors
  • Budoff, M J
  • Shavelle, D M
  • Lamont, D H
  • Kim, H T
  • Akinwale, P
  • Kennedy, J M
  • Brundage, B H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Nov 01, 1998
Volume
32
Issue
5
Pages
1173–1178
Identifiers
PMID: 9809922
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

This prospective, blinded study indicates that EBCT detected CC accurately and can noninvasively distinguish between cardiomyopathy because of CAD and nonischemic causes of left ventricular dysfunction.

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