Future Perspective of Diagnostic Imaging for Acute Chest Pain

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Eva Intagliata, MD, PhD

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Published: 23 November 2020 | Article Type :


Nowadays, making quickly a diagnosis in patients with stable chest pain is difficult and cardiovascular diseases are responsible for the vast majority of deaths worldwide.

Unfortunately, the first line exams reported in the guidelines may not suddenly discover the underlying pathology causing chest pain.
The need of a quick and precise diagnosis of acute chest pain etiology in an emergency setting and the unavailability of a single effective and not invasive exam should induce to deploy a new technology to shorten the diagnostic process.

Keywords: chest imaging; acute chest pain; aortic pathologies.

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