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Impact of radionuclide techniques on evaluation of patients with ischemic heart disease

Bertram Pitt, Victor Kaiff, Mark A. Rabinovitch, Andrew J. Buda, Harry T. Colfer, Robert A. Vogel, James H. Thrall
1983 Journal of the American College of Cardiology  
Role of Coronary Arteriography The coronary angiogram long used as the standard for detecting coronary artery disease, is itself imperfect.  ...  New techniques to quantitate and assess functional significance of coronary narrowings.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0735-1097(83)80011-4 pmid:6826946 fatcat:5yko43phgngx3ovxx7hhjg75vy

The effects of antianginal drugs on left ventricular function in patients with effort angina pectoris. Comparison among isosorbide dinitrate, nifedipine and propranolol by PANOVA

1988 Japanese Heart Journal  
Clinical, Angiographic Abbreviations: CAG=coronary arteriography; ECG abnormality=presence of abnormal Q wave and/or poor R wave progression; TWL=total workload; RD=redistribution; M=male; a)  ...  This indicates that there are quantitative differences among their antianginal effects and also suggest different hemodynamic mechanisms.  ... 
doi:10.1536/ihj.29.19 fatcat:ndg3axylmfg4dpglr2hdea6qxy

Cardiac positron emission tomography imaging

Josef Machac
2005 Seminars in nuclear medicine  
The combination of multislice computed tomography scanners with PET opens possibilities of adding coronary calcium scoring and noninvasive coronary angiography to myocardial perfusion imaging and quantification  ...  realm of detection of early coronary artery disease and endothelial dysfunction subject to risk factor modification.  ...  Coronary arteriography is considered the "gold standard" for evaluating the severity of coronary stenosis.  ... 
doi:10.1053/j.semnuclmed.2004.09.002 pmid:15645392 fatcat:ypmv4nvpgnclpe2673t5ujo5ca

Cardiac Positron Emission Tomography

Frank M. Bengel, Takahiro Higuchi, Mehrbod S. Javadi, Riikka Lautamäki
2009 Journal of the American College of Cardiology  
Positron emission tomography (PET) is a powerful, quantitative imaging modality that has been used for decades to noninvasively investigate cardiovascular biology and physiology.  ...  Increasing diversity of therapeutic options for coronary artery disease, and increasing specificity of novel therapies for certain biologic pathways, has resulted in a clinical need for more accurate and  ...  Figure 5 Flow 5 Quantification by PETQualitative and quantitative assessment of myocardial perfusion by rest/dipyridamole stress and 82 Rb PET (A) in a subject with low likelihood of coronary artery disease  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2009.02.065 pmid:19555834 fatcat:grtlbeioo5gs7jei2tym74ud2u

Noninvasive imaging

2001 Journal of the American College of Cardiology  
Coronary artery lengths and presence of significant CAD were determined by consensus of three reviewers who were blinded to CA result?,.  ...  The proximal coronary artery tree was defined as LM trunk, LAD segment prior to the first septal perforator and the proximal one third of LCX and RCA arteries.  ...  All had coronary arteriography withln 3 months.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0735-1097(01)80006-1 fatcat:ghklt3w3zze3le5gwnpbbfvrrm