Images of clogged arteries enhance patient compliance

03/26/2012 | HealthDay News · ChannelNewsAsia.com (Singapore)

Two new studies showed that patients with coronary artery disease who saw images of their clogged arteries were more likely to take statins and lose weight compared with patients whose scans showed little or no evidence of their condition. The scan appears to be a powerful tool to motivate patients to follow their providers' advice, one of the authors said. The findings were presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology.

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