Figure C shows the summary of the diagnostic accuracy of ECG, ECHO, SPECT, CMR, and coronary CTA modalities in women with no known CAD. It appeared that the diagnostic accuracy of detecting CAD in women was better (in descending order) for coronary CTA, SPECT, ECHO, CMR, and ECG. For the newer technologies (i.e., coronary CTA and CMR), more studies in women would be needed to support these findings since the 95% CIs were quite wide.

Figure CSummary of accuracy of NITs compared with coronary angiography for diagnosing CAD in women with no known CAD (all studies)

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