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Improved diagnostic yield of radionuclide angiography by quantitative phase analysis during resting angina and following isosorbide dinitrate.
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PMID:  6666214     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The reliability of quantitative phase analysis of radionuclide angiography in the detection of wall motion abnormalities has been investigated in 15 patients with angina at rest. All patients have been studied in the basal state, during spontaneous or ergonovine-induced ischemia and following isosorbide dinitrate acute i.v. administration in the resolution phase. Quantitative phase analysis provided a more sensitive index of impaired wall motion as compared to global ejection fraction changes. Isosorbide dinitrate rapidly and completely solved ischemic dyssynergies caused by coronary vasospasm.
P Marzullo; O Parodi; D Neglia; F Agostini; A L'Abbate
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zeitschrift für Kardiologie     Volume:  72 Suppl 3     ISSN:  0300-5860     ISO Abbreviation:  Z Kardiol     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-03-21     Completed Date:  1984-03-21     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0360430     Medline TA:  Z Kardiol     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  124-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Angina Pectoris / physiopathology,  radionuclide imaging*
Coronary Vessels / radionuclide imaging*
Heart / physiopathology
Isosorbide Dinitrate / pharmacology*
Middle Aged
Reg. No./Substance:
87-33-2/Isosorbide Dinitrate

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