Cardiology Topic 6 (Self-Study Program III)

Elias H. Botvinick, MD, series editor

Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy--Clinical Aspects Elias H. Botvinick, MD University of California at San Francisco

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Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy-Clinical Aspects

  • Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease
  • Detection of Disease in Individual Coronary Arteries
  • Perfusion and Function: First-Pass and Gated Studies
  • Identification of Severe and Extensive (High-Risk) Coronary Artery Disease
  • Perfusion Image Quantification
  • Perfusion Image Reproducibility
  • Image Interpretation
  • Imaging the Effects of Medical Therapy
  • The Prognostic Value of SPECT Perfusion Scintigraphy
  • Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy in Specific Clinical Settings
  • Patient Outcomes after Stress Perfusion Imaging
  • When to Apply Scintigraphy
  • Myocardial Ischemia and Noncoronary Heart Disease
  • Assessment of Myocardial Viability
  • Risk Stratification in the Post-Thrombolytic Era
  • Consideration of Scintigraphic Cost Effectiveness in Coronary Disease Evaluation
  • Comparison of Stress Scintigraphy with Echocardiography