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Common for Patients to Undergo Multiple Cardiac Imaging Tests, With High Cumulative Radiation Dose, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center Study



11/15/2010 7:52:37 AM

EurekAlert! -- Multiple testing with the cardiac diagnostic imaging technique of myocardial perfusion imaging is common, and in many patients is associated with a high cumulative estimated radiation dose, according to a study in the November 17 issue of JAMA. The study is being released early online because it is being presented at the American Heart Association's annual meeting.

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