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Incremental value of ischemic stunning on the detection of severe and extensive coronary artery disease in dipyridamole Tl-201 gated myocardial perfusion imaging.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16207557     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The sensitivity of nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging in detecting coronary artery disease is high. However, false-negative results may be encountered if all the myocardial territories were uniformly affected. Ischemic stunning after dipyridamole-stress on gated SPECT may be an indicator of severe and extensive coronary artery disease, and can help the interpretation of borderline perfusion images and the elimination of false-negatives secondary to relatively balanced lesions in three-vessel disease.
Authors:
Guang-Uei Hung; Ching-Pei Chen; Kuang-Tao Yang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  105     ISSN:  0167-5273     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2005 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-06     Completed Date:  2006-02-28     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  108-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Coronary Artery Disease / diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  radionuclide imaging
Dipyridamole / diagnostic use*
Humans
Male
Myocardial Reperfusion
Myocardial Stunning / diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  radionuclide imaging
Sensitivity and Specificity
Stroke Volume / physiology
Thallium Radioisotopes / diagnostic use*
Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon
Ventricular Function, Left / physiology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Thallium Radioisotopes; 58-32-2/Dipyridamole

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