Hybrid device brings non-invasive assessment of coronary arteries a step closer

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 08 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:494
  1. Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
  1. Jerusalem

    Non-invasive assessment of coronary artery anatomy and physiology may soon become a reality, says a new paper published online ahead of print publication in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (, doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2006.10.069).

    A research team at the Israeli Rambam Medical Centre, Haifa, has shown that a prototype hybrid device that combines computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) with single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) is an accurate way of evaluating coronary …

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