Radionucleotide Cardiac Imaging

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Abstract

Radionucleotide imaging is an important part of the diagnostic arsenal used in evaluation of the heart. This is because, in addition to displaying anatomic features, radionucleotide images are also a graphic representation of normal and abnormal myocardial physiology. In this unit, we will consider two important uses of radionucleotide imaging with regard to the heart.

Keywords

Ischemia Radionuclide Thallium Adriamycin 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pennsylvania State College of MedicinePenn State Hershey Medical CenterHersheyUSA
  2. 2.Pennsylvania State College of MedicinePenn State Hershey Medical CenterHersheyUSA

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