Patrick T H Ko


In the past several years, controversy has loomed over the use of electron beam computerized tomography (EBCT) in the detection of plaques in the coronary arteries. While it has become fashionable among the lay public, many attracted by prominent and smart advertisements posted on public buses etc., responses from cardiologists, especially those working in academic centers, have remained skeptical to lukewarm. This has been the phenomenon internationally as well as in Hong Kong.