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2022 Aug

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging



The PROMISE Minimal Risk Score Improves Risk Classification of Symptomatic Patients With Suspected CAD.


Rasmussen LD, Fordyce CB, Nissen L, Hill LC, Alhanti B, Hoffmann U, Udelson J, Bøttcher M, Douglas PS, Winther S
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2022 Aug; 15(8):1442-1454.
PMID: 35926903.


Guidelines for evaluating patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD) recommend pretest probability (PTP) estimation but provide no clear recommendations regarding diagnostic testing in patients with >5% to 15% risk of obstructive CAD. The diagnostic and prognostic value of PROMISE (Prospective Multicenter Imaging Study for Evaluation of Chest Pain) minimal risk score (PMRS) calculation in this patient group is unknown.