Research

The DISCHARGE project examines for which patients with suspected coronary artery disease based on stable chest pain, cardiac computed tomography (CT) or cardiac catheterization is best suited. DISCHARGE has the capability to influence current standards and guidelines as well as coverage decisions and raises awareness among patients, health care providers, and decision-makers in Europe about the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of cardiac CT.


9. September 2020

Article about the pilot study in the DISCHARGE trial in European Radiology

The scientific journal European Radiology published an article about the pilot study of the DISCHARGE trial. The article describes the accuracy of clinical pre-test probability for prediction of obstructive coronary artery disease in the pan-European trial setting. Please click on the image below to read the abstract of the article.

14. May 2020

Article about the pilot study in the DISCHARGE trial in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes

The scientific journal Health and Quality of Life Outcomes just published an article about the pilot study of the DISCHARGE trial as open access publication. The article describes the results of the analysis of the health-related quality of life of patients in the of the pan-European trial. Please click on the image below to read the abstract of the article or download the article.

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16. December 2019

Article about the pilot study in the DISCHARGE trial in European Radiology

The scientific journal European Radiology just published an article about the pilot study of the DISCHARGE trial online. The article describes the analysis of the image quality and protocol adherence results of computed tomography and invasive coronary angiography of the pan-European trial. Please click on the image below to read the abstract of the article.

Presentation about the pilot study of the DISCHARGE trial at the Congress of the European Society of Radiology in Vienna

20 April 2017

An analysis of pretest probability assessment from the pilot study of the DISCHARGE trial was presented during the CTIR session of ECR 2017 by Sarah Feger.

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Article about the DISCHARGE trial in European Radiology

24 November 2016

The scientific journal European Radiology just published an article about the DISCHARGE trial online. The article describes the design and methods of the pan-European trial. Please click on the image below to read the abstract of the article.

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Article about the DISCHARGE trial in The BMJ

10 April 2016

An article about the DISCHARGE trial and the ICMJE statement about data sharing was published in The BMJ.


Presentation about the pilot study of the DISCHARGE trial at the Congress of the European Society of Radiology in Vienna

10 April 2016

Pilot study image quality results of the DISCHARGE trial were presented during the CTIR session of ECR 2016 by Gianluca de Rubeis.


Presentation about the design and methods of the DISCHARGE trial at the Congress of the European Society of Radiology in Vienna

10 April 2015

Design and methods of the DISCHARGE trial presented during the CTIR session of ECR 2015 by Robert Haase.