Frequency of Coronary Artery Disease Pathologies Detected on Computed Tomography Angiography in Patients with Acute Chest Pain

Pathologies Detected on CT Angiography

Authors

  • Lyba Ahmed University Institute of Radiological Sciences & Medical Imaging Technology (UIRSMT), University of Lahore.
  • Javeria Qasim University Institute of Radiological Sciences & Medical Imaging Technology (UIRSMT), University of Lahore
  • Moeeza Naveed University Institute of Radiological Sciences & Medical Imaging Technology (UIRSMT), University of Lahore
  • Aruj Latif University Institute of Radiological Sciences & Medical Imaging Technology (UIRSMT), University of Lahore.
  • Sabrina Rashid University Institute of Radiological Sciences & Medical Imaging Technology (UIRSMT), University of Lahore
  • Aqsa Zulfiqar University Institute of Radiological Sciences & Medical Imaging Technology (UIRSMT), University of Lahore
  • Saad Qayyum University Institute of Radiological Sciences & Medical Imaging Technology (UIRSMT), University of Lahore

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i4.382

Keywords:

Tomography, Triple vessel disease, CAD, Pathology, Chest Pain

Abstract

 Coronary artery disease is the buildup of plaque in the arteries that supply oxygen-rich blood to your heart. Plaque causes a narrowing or blockage that could result in a heart attack. Objective: To detect frequency of pathologies (coronary artery disease) on CTA in patients with chest pain. Methods: It was a descriptive study and 258 patients with symptom of chest pain were selected from department of radiology, this study conducts from 16 March, 2021 to January 25, 2022, at Punjab institute of cardiology Lahore and Al-Razi Hospital Lahore. The data was analyzed using SPSS V-21. Results: This thorough study depicts a large number of patients belonging from middle age group ranging from 43-62 years old have the highest frequency of involvement of triple vessel disease. LV dysfunction was found out be present in severe in these middle-aged patients. Our study also helped ruling out that male gender had a higher frequency in prevalence of coronary heart disease and involvement of the triple vessel disease with severe lv dysfunction and that of female patients was far less in numbers and severity respectively.  Conclusion: Triple vessel disease is more common in males than females and especially belonging to middle aged group and simultaneously more affected left ventricular function.

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2022-04-30

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Ahmed, L., Qasim, J. ., Naveed, M. ., Latif, A. ., Rashid, S. ., Zulfiqar, A. ., & Qayyum, S. . (2022). Frequency of Coronary Artery Disease Pathologies Detected on Computed Tomography Angiography in Patients with Acute Chest Pain: Pathologies Detected on CT Angiography . Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 5(4), 128–131. https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i4.382

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