Dr. Filippo Cademartiri Profile picture
Chairman of Radiology ☢️ @ Fondazione Monasterio/CNR - Adult & Pediatric Heart Center - Pisa; Associate Editor @ EHJ-CI; Cardiovascular Imager for life.
Mar 5 13 tweets 28 min read
The DISCHARGE trial in online on the NEJM and it confirms what we all experience every day using CCT in a proper manner. CCT is safer, reliable and allows better management of stable patients with suspected obstructive CAD as compared to invasive strategy. The main observation that comes to my mind however is still the very low prevalence of patients with obstructive CAD (25%) in both arms (CT and ICA). This is well known from previous studies and it is related to the selection criteria adopted for referral, partly.
Mar 3 7 tweets 22 min read