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Clinical experience with technetium-99m stannous polyphosphate for myocardial imaging.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  973899     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Myocardial imaging with technetium-99m stannous polyphosphate was performed on 46 patients. Eleven patients had no cardiac disease, 22 had acute myocardial infarction, and 13 had stable arteriosclerotic heart disease. Distinct patterns of myocardial activity were noted: (1) the patients with no obvious cardiac disease showed no cardiac activity; (2) stable arteriosclerotic heart disease showed faint, ill-defined cardiac activity, primarily in the anterior or inferior aspect of the left ventricle; (3) acute myocardial infarction showed intense, focal, well-defined activity, with a shape that characterized the location of the infarct.
L A Gould; L A Perez; D B Hayt; C V Reddy; C Blatt; R F Gomprecht
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British heart journal     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0007-0769     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Heart J     Publication Date:  1976 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-12-23     Completed Date:  1976-12-23     Revised Date:  2008-11-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370634     Medline TA:  Br Heart J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  744-51     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis*
Phosphates / diagnostic use*
Radionuclide Imaging / methods*
Technetium / diagnostic use*
Time Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Phosphates; 7440-26-8/Technetium

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