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D espite advances in the understanding of the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis and an applaudable reduction in cardiovascular mortality over the past 30 years, coronary artery disease (CAD) remains an important cause of mortality and morbidity in the UK. While primary prevention of CAD is a priority for modern medicine, so too is the need for development(More)
Radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) is an established and non-invasive imaging technique with diagnostic and prognostic efficacy in the investigation of coronary artery disease. It is the only widely available test for assessing myocardial perfusion directly but there are variations in the way it is performed in different centres. Harmonization(More)
Conclusion A titrated adenosine protocol with prophylactic use of an inhaled beta-2-agonist is a safe procedure in patients with history of mild, well-controlled asthma or COAD undergoing stress myocardial perfusion imaging. Figure 4A. Maximal flow-volume curve results showing mild airflow limitation. There was limited reversibility on bronchodilator(More)
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