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Cardiac Imaging in Low-Risk and Asymptomatic Patients: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: March 10, 2015
Project Number: RB0798-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Other Diagnostics
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of cardiac imaging for low risk or asymptomatic patients?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines for cardiac imaging in low risk or asymptomatic patients?

Key Message

One health technology assessment, two systematic reviews, one non-randomized study, and four evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of cardiac imaging in low risk and asymptomatic patients.