Which imaging technique for myocardial hibernation and viability?

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Abstract

Despite technological advances in cardiac diagnosis, clinical assessments of myocardial viability and the medical decisions about how to treat and preserve viable dysfunctioning myocardium are still difficult tasks. Thallium-201 imaging, sestamibi, positron emission tomography, and stress echocardiography have all been investigated for their value in this application.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-53
Number of pages7
JournalPrimary Cardiology
Volume20
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1994

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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