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CTA Is Prognostic in Diabetics


Objective: To evaluate coronary CT angiography (CTA) in diabetic patients compared with nondiabetic patients. Design: This was a prospective observational study conducted as a part of a larger group in 2 centers -- 1 in Parma, Italy, and 1 in Leiden, the Netherlands. Participants: 616 patients, 313 of whom had diabetes and 303 who did not, underwent coronary CTA. All patients were suspected of having coronary artery disease (CAD). CAD was defined as having a history of myocardial i more...
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