CLINICAL NUCLEAR MEDICINE, vol.23, no.3, pp.146-149, 1998 (SCI-Expanded)
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CLINICAL NUCLEAR MEDICINE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
infusion, myocardial viability, Tc-99m tetrofosmin, Tl-201, CORONARY-ARTERY DISEASE, VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION, HIBERNATING MYOCARDIUM, TL-201, TECHNETIUM-99M-TETROFOSMIN, REDISTRIBUTION, REINJECTION, VIABILITY, SPECT, SCINTIGRAPHY
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
In this report, a patient with 100% RCA stenosis and prominent collaterals, in which Tl-201 rest/redistribution and Tc-99m tetrofosmin infusion imaging findings were compatible with viable myocardium in contrast to Tc-99m tetrofosmin bolus imaging is presented, Viability was confirmed with improvement of wall motion and perfusion 3 months after revascularization, Infusion of Tc-99m tetrofosmin rather than a bolus injection may be a more reliable technique in the identification of severely ischemic but viable myocardium.