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Exercise CMR’s Accuracy for Cardiovascular Testing-Comparative Effectiveness of Stress Tests

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Description: Exercise CMR’s Accuracy for Cardiovascular Testing-Comparative Effectiveness of Stress Tests

Device: Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR) Stress Testing; Device: Exercise Nuclear Scintigraphy; Device: Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT) Scan

Primary Investigator: Mazur

Drug/Device Information
Demonstrate cost-effectiveness in a prospective, randomized trial of treadmill stress CMR vs. treadmill stress SPECT
Randomized to undergo the clinically-ordered stress SPECT vs. treadmill stress CMR
Major Inclusion and Exclusion
Symptomatic patients referred for treadmill SPECT testing with high pretest likelihood of disease
Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) ≥ 30 mL/min/1.75m²
Weight < 350 pounds
No contra-indications to MRI or stress testing