ACCEL Lite: Clinical Utility and Age-Related Challenges of CV Imaging in Older Patients

Geriatric principles impact the utility, performance, and interpretation of cardiovascular (CV) imaging tests. Consideration of geriatric principles can not only improve the patient experience during CV testing, but also improve the application of test results to clinical care. In this interview, Jeroen Bax, PhD, MD, FACC; Jim Kirkpatrick, MD, FACC; and Akhil Narang, MD, FACC, discuss the clinical utility and age-related challenges of CV imaging in older patients.

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Clinical Topics: Cardiovascular Care Team, Geriatric Cardiology, Noninvasive Imaging

Keywords: ACCELLite, Geriatrics, Diagnostic Imaging, Pharmacological Processes, Frail Elderly, Exercise Test, Comorbidity, Contrast Media, Radiation

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