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The use of scintigraphic studies in mid-ventricular obstructive cardiomyopathy to rule out pseudoaneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4040828     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A "pseudo-pseudo" aneurysm of the left ventricle due to mid-ventricular obstruction from asymmetric septal hypertrophy is presented. A case of mid-ventricular hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (MVHOCM) was evaluated by means of echocardiography, angiocardiography, gated cardiac blood pool scanning, and a TI-201 myocardial scan. The gated cardiac blood pool scan appearance of MVHOCM is similar to pseudoaneurysm of the left ventricle. TI-201 myocardial imaging, however, was able to distinguish between MVHOCM and pseudoaneurysm of the left ventricle.
C H Park; H A Levy; M Savage
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nuclear medicine     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0363-9762     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nucl Med     Publication Date:  1985 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-10-15     Completed Date:  1985-10-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611109     Medline TA:  Clin Nucl Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  463-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / radionuclide imaging*
Diagnosis, Differential
Heart Aneurysm / radionuclide imaging*
Radioisotopes / diagnostic use
Thallium / diagnostic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Radioisotopes; 7440-28-0/Thallium

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