Which imaging studies are performed in the workup of coronary artery atherosclerosis?

Updated: Apr 09, 2021
  • Author: Sandy N Shah, DO, MBA, FACC, FACP, FACOI; Chief Editor: Yasmine S Ali, MD, MSCI, FACC, FACP  more...
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Imaging studies:

  • Echocardiography

  • Nuclear imaging

  • Cardiac computed tomography with CT angiography

  • Electron beam CT scanning (for calculation of coronary artery calcium score)

  • Optical coherence tomography imaging

  • Magnetic resonance imaging

  • Positron emission tomography

  • Coronary angiography

See Workup for more detail.


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