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Computed Tomography Angiography for Diagnosis of Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack: Clinical Effectiveness

Last updated: July 25, 2016
Project Number: RB1007-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of computed tomography angiography for the diagnosis of patients presenting with symptoms of stroke or transient ischemic attack?

Key Message

Two systematic review with meta-analyses, one systematic review, one comparative study with meta-analysis, and three non-randomized studies were identified regarding computed tomography angiography for the diagnosis of stroke or transient ischemic attack.