Cardiac CT Offers A Better, Cost-effective Approach To Diagnose Low-risk Chest Pain Patients

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 - 22:21 in Health & Medicine

Using cardiac CT to diagnose low risk patients with chest pain is significantly cheaper -- 44 percent less than the standard of care -- and can decrease the length of hospital stay up to 20 hours, according to a study performed at the University of Washington in Seattle, Wash.

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