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Overdiagnosis of coronary artery disease detected by coronary computed tomography angiography: a teachable moment. | AHRQ Patient Safety Network

Overdiagnosis of coronary artery disease detected by coronary computed tomography angiography: a teachable moment. | AHRQ Patient Safety Network
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  • Published October 2016

Overdiagnosis of coronary artery disease detected by coronary computed tomography angiography: a teachable moment.

    Overdiagnosis can result in financial, psychological, and physical harm to patients. This commentary discusses how a communication gap left a patient uninformed about the risks associated with an invasive cardiac procedure that was later found to be unnecessary.









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