COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHIC CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY FOR THE EVALUATION OF ED PATIENTS WITH POTENTIAL ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES

The diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) represents one of the most difficult tasks facing clinicians in the acute care environment. In this EMCREG-International Newsletter, Drs. Judd Hollander and Howard Litt describe an important new modality for visualizing the coronary artery anatomy in patients with possible ACS – using 64-slice multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography.