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Coronary artery disease
Combining dual-source computed tomography coronary angiography and calcium scoring: added value for the assessment of coronary artery disease
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    Coronary calcium scoring the first step in case of suspected significant coronary atherosclerosis

    With interest we read 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.

    Firstly, as the authors indicat...

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