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Dr. Wolk Interviewed on Appropriate Use of Tests for Stable Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Michael J. Wolk, Clinical Professor of Medicine, was interviewed on the appropriate use of advanced medical imaging and intervention on the detection and treatment of patients with stable coronary artery disease, which was published February 4th in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. In over 90 clinical scenarios of patients commonly seen by physicians with possible coronary artery disease, nuclear imaging, echo, CTA, exercise stress testing, MR, and angiography were compared against each other for the most appropriate approach for patient care. "These ratings help to ensure that tests with the highest potential to benefit patients are being utilized, while tests are avoided that can cause unnecessary downstream testing or cost."