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Myocardial perfusion imaging for preoperative risk stratification.
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PMID:  21536928     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This review considers the changing nature of surgical risk assessment and the definition of risk; discusses the pathophysiology of perioperative myocardial infarction in relation to tests of coronary flow reserve; surveys the extensive literature on preoperative myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) and outlines key trends; presents practical points on image interpretation; addresses the needs of special populations; compares MPI with other modalities; and integrates recommendations from practice guidelines on the effective use of MPI in the preoperative patient.
Authors:
Howard Weinstein; Richard Steingart
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine     Volume:  52     ISSN:  1535-5667     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Nucl. Med.     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0217410     Medline TA:  J Nucl Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  750-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Cardiology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York.
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