CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING

Key concepts in risk stratification and cost-effectiveness using nuclear scintigraphy in stable coronary artery disease

Nov 21, 2021 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Key concepts in risk stratification and cost-effectiveness using nuclear scintigraphy in stable coronary artery disease

KEY POINTS • Radionuclide MPI using SPECT or PET techniques is a widely used approach to identify the presence of CAD-related perfusion abnormalities and assess LV function. • There exists…

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Patient with cardiometabolic disease

Nov 21, 2021 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Patient with cardiometabolic disease

KEY POINTS • Metabolic diseases are independently associated with increased CVD risk. • SPECT MPI is limited by soft-tissue attenuation in obese individuals; however, imaging techniques including prone and gated…

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