Late metabolic trapping of 13N-ammonia is a significantly better predictor of functional improvement after revascularization when compared to absolute myocardial blood flow

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Kitsiou, A.N., Dilsizian, V. Late metabolic trapping of 13N-ammonia is a significantly better predictor of functional improvement after revascularization when compared to absolute myocardial blood flow. J. Nucl. Cardiol. (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12350-021-02542-9

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