PET Assessment of Myocardial Perfusion

Thomas H. Schindler, Ines Valenta, Vasken Dilsizian

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCardiac CT, PET and MR
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages25
ISBN (Print)9781405185530
StatePublished - Aug 31 2010


  • 82Rubidium, generator-produced, short-lived cation
  • Clinical applications
  • Diagnostic accuracy of PET - identifying flow-limiting epicardial coronary artery lesions
  • Flow limiting coronary artery lesion detection - by PET
  • Methodology for absolute MBF measurement with N-ammonia
  • National Health and Examination (NHANES)
  • Noninvasive assessment of coronary circulatory function with PET measurements of MBF - and understanding CAD pathophysiology
  • PET assessment of myocardial perfusion
  • Principle PET radiopharmaceuticals - for myocardial perfusion imaging, including 82Rubidium, N-ammonia, or 15O-water
  • Quantitative assessment of regional MBF and MFR

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