Impact of age and sex on left ventricular function determined by coronary computed tomographic angiography: results from the prospective multicentre CONFIRM study

European Heart Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging

1 August Aug 2016 4 months ago
  • Pontone G, Andreini D

Left ventricular (LV) volumetric and functional parameters measured with cardiac computed tomography (cardiac CT) augment risk prediction and discrimination for future mortality. Gender- and age-specific standard values for LV dimensions and systolic function obtained by 64-slice cardiac CT are lacking.

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Gebhard C, Buechel RR, Stähli BE, Gransar H, Achenbach S, Berman DS, Budoff MJ, Callister TQ, Chow B, Dunning A, Al-Mallah MH, Cademartiri F, Chinnaiyan K, Rubinshtein R, Marques H, DeLago A, Villines TC, Hadamitzky M, Hausleiter J, Shaw LJ, Cury RC, Feuchtner G, Kim YJ, Maffei E, Raff G, Pontone G, Andreini D, Chang HJ, Leipsic J, Min JK, Kaufmann PA. Impact of age and sex on left ventricular function determined by coronary computed tomographic angiography: results from the prospective multicentre CONFIRM study. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2016 Jul 26 [Epub ahead of print]

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