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Coronary calcium scoring: the first step in case of suspected significant coronary atherosclerosis
  1. R Vliegenthart Proença,
  2. M Oudkerk
  1. Department of Radiology, University Medical Centre Groningen/University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  1. Dr R Vliegenthart Proenta, Department of Radiology, University Medical Centre Groningen/University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Groningen 9713 GZ, The Netherlands; r.vliegenthart{at}rad.umcg.nl

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To the editor: We read with interest the article by Leschka and colleagues concerning the assessment of coronary atherosclerosis by dual-source computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) and calcium scoring (CS).1 The authors propose an imaging pathway consisting of dual-source CTCA and selective CS in patients with suspicion of significant coronary atherosclerosis. We have two remarks.

First, as the authors indicate in the “Results” …

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