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Clinical experience in the detection of coronary artery disease with myocardial contrast echocardiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12174204     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Myocardial contrast enhancement following intravenous infusions or injections of perfluorocarbon-containing microbubbles has now been observed consistently in humans. Currently, the major challenge facing us is interpreting accurately what we see. The myocardial contrast patterns we observe have, thus far, been shown to detect myocardial perfusion abnormalities during dipyridamole, adenosine, and dobutamine stress echocardiography. They also have been shown to detect zones of no reflow following coronary revascularization in patients with acute myocardial infarction. These preliminary data will require validation in larger multicenter clinical studies.
Authors:
Thomas R Porter; Feng Xie
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0742-2822     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2002 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-08-13     Completed Date:  2002-10-10     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  399-407     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha 68198-1165, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Clinical Trials as Topic
Contrast Media / administration & dosage
Diagnostic Imaging / methods
Disease Models, Animal
Dobutamine / diagnostic use
Dogs
Echocardiography, Doppler, Color / methods*
Exercise Test / methods
Fluorocarbons / diagnostic use*
Humans
Injections, Intravenous
Myocardial Ischemia / ultrasonography*
Radiographic Image Enhancement / methods*
Sensitivity and Specificity
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media; 0/Fluorocarbons; 34368-04-2/Dobutamine

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