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Non-invasive decision making in stable angina–The response
  1. Jeroen Schaap1,2,
  2. Joris A H de Groot3,
  3. Koen Nieman4,5,
  4. W Bob Meijboom4,5,
  5. S Matthijs Boekholdt6,
  6. Martijn C Post1,
  7. Jan A Van der Heyden1,
  8. Thom L de Kroon7,
  9. Benno J W M Rensing1,
  10. Karel GM Moons3,
  11. J Fred Verzijlbergen2,8
  1. 1Department of Cardiology, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
  2. 2Department of Nuclear Medicine, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
  3. 3Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  4. 4Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  5. 5Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  6. 6Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  7. 7Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
  8. 8Department of Nuclear Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  1. Correspondence to Jeroen Schaap, Department of Cardiology, St Antonius Hospital, PO Box 2500, Nieuwegein 3430 EM, The Netherlands; JeroenSchaap01{at}gmail.com

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The Authors’ reply, We were intrigued by the comments from Meune et al1 on our article on treatment decisions based on hybrid single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) for patients with stable anginal complaints.2

Prognosis and relief of anginal complaints determine the treatment strategy for each individual patient with coronary artery disease (CAD).3 In patients with high-risk CAD (two-vessel disease (VD) involving the left anterior descending, three-VD or left …

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