Among 233 African American patients who underwent coronary arteriography
A coronary arteriography
and an echocardiogram performed in January 1997 were normal.
Other studies using serial coronary arteriography
have shown that a 30% fat diet is not enough to stop the worsening of coronary artery disease in most people.
revealed a distally occluded left anterior descending coronary artery.
This is the philosophy at Sand Lake Imaging, Orlando, FL, which employs 3D volumetric reconstruction for all types of CT arteriography, including coronary arteriography
, CTAs of the neck, of the brain, abdominal aorta and runoff vessels, and for delineating regions-of-interest for oncologic disease.
Major gene evidence after MTHFR-segregation analysis of serum homocysteine in families of patients undergoing coronary arteriography
Our evidence has shown that invasive procedures such as coronary arteriography
[inserting a cardiac catheter into an artery in the upper arm or thigh, threading it through the vessel and injecting a contrast medium directly into the heart], bypass surgery, and stent placement are overused in the United States," asserts Merhige.
Even though their HDL levels decreased, these patients showed reversal of their heart disease as measured by state-of-the-art techniques such as quantitative coronary arteriography
, cardiac PET scans, thallium scans, and radionuclide ventriculography in randomized controlled trials published in the leading peer-reviewed journals.
A major ongoing trial is assessing the value of CT coronary arteriography
, which has a very high negative predictive value, in assessing chest pain syndrome patients in the ED.
Safety of coronary arteriography
in clinically stable patients following coronary bypass surgery.
showed total occlusion of the left anterior descending artery and 70% stenosis of the proximal right coronary artery.