Utility of electron beam computed tomography to stratify patients presenting to the emergency room with chest pain

Vallerie V. McLaughlin*, Tamas Balogh, Stuart Rich

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Abstract

One hundred thirty-four patients presenting to the emergency room with the chief complaint of chest pain were studied with electron beam computed tomography scan. Electron beam computed tomography scanning had a 98% negative predictive value in this setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)327-328
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume84
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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