Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography vs Functional Stress Testing for Patients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Foy, Andrew J, et al. JAMA Internal Medicine 2017. [paper] Why I chose this study Everything is still new and shiny as an intern, even acute chest pain. If the story is good and the
Mokhtari A, Lindahl B, Smith JG, Holzmann MJ, Khoshnood A, Ekelund U. Diagnostic Accuracy of High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T at Presentation Combined With History and ECG for Ruling Out Major Adverse Cardiac Events. Ann Emerg Med. 2016;68(6):649-658.e3. [paper] Why I chose this article High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) is a relatively new biomarker assay and
A new year brings a new HYFTF! In this episode, Dr. Purakal reviews talks by Dr. Eric Krueger (Derm review), Dr. George Hughes-Strange (CHF Overview) and a journal club presentation of his own on The Heart Score.