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Measurement of the ventricular stroke volume ratio by gated radionuclide angiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7455079     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The ventricular stroke volume ratio or VSVR (left/right) was measured by gated radionuclide angiography in 33 normal subjects, using a 30 degree caudal slant-hole collimator and computer-generated functional images to aid in definition of the right ventricle. The mean ratio was found to be 1.06 +/- 0.05, compared to the normal value of 1.00. Comparative studies indicated that definition of the right ventricle based on the end-diastolic frame alone or standard collimation without caudal angulation commonly causes overestimation of the VSVR and considerably greater variance between measurements. Such errors are the result of inadequate atrioventricular separation and/or underestimation of the right-ventricular region.
E J Gandsman; D L North; R S Shulman; E W Bough
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiology     Volume:  138     ISSN:  0033-8419     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiology     Publication Date:  1981 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-03-17     Completed Date:  1981-03-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401260     Medline TA:  Radiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  161-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Output*
Heart / radionuclide imaging*
Heart Ventricles / radionuclide imaging
Middle Aged
Radionuclide Imaging / instrumentation
Stroke Volume*

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