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Inducible myocardial ischaemia diagnosed using computed tomography dipyridamole stress myocardial perfusion technique.
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PMID:  22883653     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Improved multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) temporal and spatial resolution allows for the assessment of coronary artery disease, left ventricular systolic function and resting myocardial perfusion defects with high sensitivity and specificity. Here we present a case using a novel combination technique of cardiac computed tomography scanning with dipyridamole stress for the detection of functionally significant coronary disease, and demonstrate that dipyridamole-induced myocardial ischaemia is both detectable and quantifiable by cardiac MDCT.
Authors:
Andrew Jabbour; David Boshell; Kenneth Sesel; Elizabeth Silverstone; David Muller; James Stirrup; Michael Rubens; Christopher S Hayward; Susan P Wright
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-06-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical imaging and radiation oncology     Volume:  56     ISSN:  1754-9485     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101469340     Medline TA:  J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  445-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2012 The Authors. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology © 2012 The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists.
Affiliation:
Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Unit Radiology Department, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UKDepartments of Medical Imaging Cardiology, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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