Myocardial perfusion imaging and risk classification for coronary heart disease in diabetic patients. The IDIS study: A prospective, multicentre trial

Wanda Acampa, Mario Petretta, Laura Evangelista, Stefania Daniele, Evgjeni Xhoxhi, Maria Luisa De Rimini, Corrado Cittanti, Filippo Marranzano, Marco Spadafora, Sergio Baldari, Luigi Mansi, Alberto Cuocolo

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Abstract

Purpose: To determine whether stress-rest myocardial perfusion single-photon emission (MPS) computed tomography improves coronary heart disease (CHD) risk classification in diabetic patients. Methods: In 822 consecutive diabetic patients, risk estimates for a CHD event were categorized as 0% to

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)387-395
Number of pages9
JournalEuropean Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Volume39
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2012

Keywords

  • Cardiac risk classification
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Gated SPECT
  • Myocardial perfusion imaging
  • Net reclassification improvement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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