Advertisement

422 Impact Of The 2021 Chest Pain Guideline On Coronary CTA Vs SPECT MPI Trends From A Multi-center Community Healthcare System

      Introduction: The 2021 AHA/ACC/ASE/CHEST/SAEM/SCCT/SCMR Guideline for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain is a first for the AHA and ACC, intended for the diagnosis & evaluation of acute & stable chest pain. The guideline heralded a paradigm shift in the evaluation of chest pain, putting equal emphasis on anatomic diagnosis as well as functional testing. The use of coronary CT angiography received multiple Class I recommendations especially for the intermediate risk population. Our objective was to see if the publication of these guidelines impacted local practice in a multi-center community healthcare system.
      To read this article in full you will need to make a payment

      Purchase one-time access:

      Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
      Full access to the journal is a member benefit for SCCT Members, Login via the SCCT website to access all journal content.

      Subscribe:

      Subscribe to Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
      Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
      Already an online subscriber? Sign in
      Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect