CT coronary angiography vs. invasive coronary angiography in CHD

Vitali Gorenoi, Matthias P. Schönermark & Anja Hagen
Scientific background Various diagnostic tests including conventional invasive coronary angiography and non-invasive computed tomography (CT) coronary angiography are used in the diagnosis of coronary heart disease (CHD). Research questions The present report aims to evaluate the clinical efficacy, diagnostic accuracy, prognostic value cost-effectiveness as well as the ethical, social and legal implications of CT coronary angiography versus invasive coronary angiography in the diagnosis of CHD. Methods A systematic literature search was conducted in electronic data...