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Clinical evaluation of 99Tcm-MIBI SPECT in the assessment of coronary artery disease.
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PMID:  1491845     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
To evaluate the clinical efficacy of 99Tcm-MIBI myocardial tomography for detecting coronary artery disease (CAD) 115 consecutive patients who underwent both 99Tcm-MIBI single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and coronary arteriography were studied. Thirty-three patients without and 82 with significant coronary artery disease were documented by coronary arteriography. The overall sensitivity and specificity of 99Tcm-MIBI SPECT for detecting coronary artery disease were 96 and 87.9%, respectively. The sensitivity for identifying patients with CAD without myocardial infarction was 88%. The sensitivity of 99Tcm-MIBI SPECT for detecting individual coronary artery lesions was 86% for left anterior descending artery (LAD), 69% for left circumflex artery (Lcx) and 86% for right coronary artery (RCA), lesions respectively. In conclusion, 99Tcm-MIBI SPECT provides a reliable method for detecting CAD.
X J Liu; X B Wang; R L Gao; P Lu; Y Q Wang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nuclear medicine communications     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0143-3636     ISO Abbreviation:  Nucl Med Commun     Publication Date:  1992 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-03-04     Completed Date:  1993-03-04     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8201017     Medline TA:  Nucl Med Commun     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  776-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cardiovascular Institute, CAMS, Beijing, China.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Disease / radiography,  radionuclide imaging*
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Middle Aged
Nitriles / diagnostic use*
Organotechnetium Compounds / diagnostic use*
Technetium Tc 99m Sestamibi
Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Nitriles; 0/Organotechnetium Compounds; 109581-73-9/Technetium Tc 99m Sestamibi

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