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The combined use of Gated Cardiac Blood Pool Scanning and Myocardial Imaging with Postassium-43 in the Evaluation of Patients with Myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1144756     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fourteen patients with transmural myocardial infarction were studied by gated cardiac blood pool scanning (to determine regional ventricular function) and 43-K myocardial imaging (to determine the regional distribution of myocardial perfusion). An akinetic area on the gated scan and an area of decreased tracer concentration on the 43-K image were detected. The area of reduced 43-K concentration averaged 33.5% of the left ventricular circumference which correlated (r = 0.74, p less than 0.01) with the area of infarction determined by the zone of akinesis, 34.2% of left ventricular circumference. The extent of akinesis and left ventricular ejection fraction were significantly different in those patients with left ventricular failure than in those without failure.
Authors:
P Rigo; B Pitt; H W Straus
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiology     Volume:  115     ISSN:  0033-8419     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiology     Publication Date:  1975 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-09-18     Completed Date:  1975-09-18     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401260     Medline TA:  Radiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  387-91     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Female
Heart Function Tests
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Potassium Radioisotopes / diagnostic use*
Radionuclide Imaging*
Serum Albumin / diagnostic use
Technetium
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Potassium Radioisotopes; 0/Serum Albumin; 7440-26-8/Technetium

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