Usefulness of Preoperative Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography in High Risk Non-cardiovascular Surgery Old Patients with Unknown or Suspected Coronary Artery Disease

BMC Cardiovasc Disord.

In older patients referred for high risk non-cardiovascular surgery, preoperative CCTA was useful to rule out or detect significant CAD and subsequently influence patient disposal. However, it might be unnecessary for patients with negative ECG and low Agatston score.