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Invited Commentary
June 13, 2011

Gone Fishing!: On the “Real-World” Accuracy of Computed Tomographic Coronary Angiography: Comment on the “Ontario Multidetector Computed Tomographic Coronary Angiography Study”

Arch Intern Med. 2011;171(11):1029-1031. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2011.75

’Tis with our judgments as our watches, none go just alike, yet each believes his own.—Alexander Pope

In this issue of the Archives, Chow and colleagues describe a multicenter “field evaluation” of computed tomographic coronary angiography (CTCA) in 169 patients undergoing conventional CA among 594 candidates with suspected coronary artery disease and report that its sensitivity, specificity, and predictive accuracy varied widely from center to center.

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