Positron-emission tomography in cardiac evaluation

B. E. Sobel, M. M. Ter-Pogossian, E. M. Geltman

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This noninvasive nuclear imaging technique is yielding diagnostic information on myocardial metabolism in cardiovascular disease. It is being used in clinical studies to localize and size myocardial infarcts and to assess the effect of calcium entry blockers on ultimate infarct size. Other clinical capabilities are suggested by animal studies now in progress.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-103
Number of pages11
JournalHospital Practice
Issue number11
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981


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