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Post-stress end-systolic left ventricular dilation: a marker of endocardial post-ischemic stunning
Several studies have shown the accuracy of gated single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) using thallium-201 and technetium tracers in the assessment of myocardial perfusion and function.Expand
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99mTc-sulfur colloid gastroesophageal scintigraphy with late lung imaging to evaluate patients with posterior laryngitis.
UNLABELLED The aim of this study was to use gastroesophageal and pulmonary scintigraphy to evaluate the prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux and airway involvement among patients with posteriorExpand
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Cardiac and pulmonary calcification in a hemodialysis patient: partial regression 4 years after parathyroidectomy.
AIMS The reversibility of extraskeletal calcifications in dialysis patients is an important and unresolved issue. Although periarticular calcifications have been shown to be reversible, little dataExpand
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Esophageal scintigraphy with a semisolid meal to evaluate esophageal dysmotility in systemic sclerosis and Raynaud's phenomenon.
UNLABELLED Esophageal transit scintigraphy seems to be a valid methodology to assess impaired esophageal motility in early stages of disease. The purpose of this study was to discriminate patientsExpand
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Peripheral quantitative Computed Tomography (PQCT) in the evaluation of bone geometry, biomechanics and mineral density in postmenopausal women.
AIM Non-invasive assessment of bone geometry, biomechanics, and mineral content in postmenopausal women by peripheral quantitative Computed Tomography (pQCT). MATERIAL AND METHODS Total, trabecularExpand
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A Case of Congenital Atypical Haemolytic Anaemia with Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency
The authors describe a female patient with congenital non‐spherocytic haemolytic anaemia (type I, DACIE).
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Prognostic value of C-reactive protein in patients with stress induced myocardial ischemia.
OBJECTIVE Inflammation plays a critical role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. Possible association between C-reactive protein (CRP), stress-induced myocardial ischemia and clinical outcome wasExpand
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Thallium-201 lung uptake: comparison of an automatic and a manual method of ROI drawing.
An automatic method for ROI drawing to measure 201TI lung uptake after stress testing in planar and tomographic myocardial perfusion imaging, was compared with the more commonly used manual method. AExpand
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Effects of infusion of glucose-insulin-potassium on myocardial function after a recent myocardial infarction
We studied the effects of glucose, insulin, and KCI infusion (GIK), on regional myocardial perfusion and function by 99m-Tc-tetrofosmin-gated SPECT. Methods - we studied 21 male patients with theirExpand
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