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Clinical usefulness of iodine 123-labeled fatty acid imaging in patients with acute myocardial infarction.

Authors
  • Naruse, H
  • Arii, T
  • Kondo, T
  • Morita, M
  • Ohyanagi, M
  • Iwasaki, T
  • Fukuchi, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1998
Volume
5
Issue
3
Pages
275–284
Identifiers
PMID: 9669582
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Single photon emission computed tomography imaging with BMIPP is a candidate for providing the "memory image" of ischemic damage, whereas TL2 reflects all viable tissue. The mismatch between the tracers can serve as an indicator of myocardial stunning.

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