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The role of radionuclide cardiac imaging in coronary artery bypass surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3492133     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The main applications of cardiac nuclear imaging in coronary artery bypass surgery include: patient selection, prediction of improvement in resting LV function after revascularization, diagnosis of perioperative myocardial infarction, assessment of the results of revascularization, evaluation of new or recurrent symptoms, and in risk stratification. Proper understanding of which test to be used, when, and why may be important to optimize patient management.
A S Iskandrian; J Heo; E Mostel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American heart journal     Volume:  113     ISSN:  0002-8703     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. Heart J.     Publication Date:  1987 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-02-13     Completed Date:  1987-02-13     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370465     Medline TA:  Am Heart J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-70     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Disease / radionuclide imaging*,  surgery
Physical Exertion
Postoperative Period
Stroke Volume
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Radioisotopes; 7440-28-0/Thallium

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