Posts Tagged ‘CCT’

April 18th, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: Week of April 16th

This week’s topics include an “awful question” about statin therapy, coronary computed tomographic angiography in the ED, vorapraxar for secondary prevention, and stent wars.

October 26th, 2010

Updated Appropriate Use Criteria for Cardiac CT Published

An alphabet soup of medical organizations (ACCF, SCCT, ACR, AHA, ASE, etc.) have updated their appropriate use criteria for cardiac CT. The lengthy document includes an evaluation of 93 clinical scenarios and finds that cardiac CT is appropriate in 38% of them. Use of cardiac CT in the rest of the scenarios is deemed inappropriate […]