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Reversibility of cardiac wall-motion abnormalities predicted by positron tomography.
Positron emission tomography (PET) can be used with nitrogen-13-ammonia (13NH3) to estimate regional myocardial blood flow, and with fluorine-18-deoxyglucose (18FDG) to measure exogenous glucoseExpand
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Noninvasive quantification of regional blood flow in the human heart using N-13 ammonia and dynamic positron emission tomographic imaging.
Evaluation of regional myocardial blood flow by conventional scintigraphic techniques is limited to the qualitative assessment of regional tracer distribution. Dynamic imaging with positron emissionExpand
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ASNC imaging guidelines/SNMMI procedure standard for positron emission tomography (PET) nuclear cardiology procedures
a Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD b Department of Radiology, University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco,Expand
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Cardiac PET imaging for the detection and monitoring of coronary artery disease and microvascular health.
Positron emission tomography (PET) myocardial perfusion imaging in concert with tracer-kinetic modeling affords the assessment of regional myocardial blood flow (MBF) of the left ventricle inExpand
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Anatomic versus physiologic assessment of coronary artery disease. Role of coronary flow reserve, fractional flow reserve, and positron emission tomography imaging in revascularization
Angiographic severity of coronary artery stenosis has historically been the primary guide to revascularization or medical management of coronary artery disease. However, physiologic severity definedExpand
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Influence of Age and Hemodynamics on Myocardial Blood Flow and Flow Reserve
BackgroundAging is associated with changes of the systolic blood pressure that may increase cardiac work and myocardial blood flow at rest and reduce the myocardial flow reserve. This might beExpand
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Relation among stenosis severity, myocardial blood flow, and flow reserve in patients with coronary artery disease.
BACKGROUND Coronary arteriography is considered the "gold standard" for evaluating the severity of a coronary stenosis. Because the resistance to blood flow through a stenotic lesion depends on aExpand
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Relationship between increasing body weight, insulin resistance, inflammation, adipocytokine leptin, and coronary circulatory function.
OBJECTIVES We sought to evaluate effects of obesity, insulin resistance, and inflammation on coronary circulatory function and its relationship to leptin plasma levels. BACKGROUND It is not knownExpand
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Simultaneous measurement of myocardial oxygen consumption and blood flow using [1-carbon-11]acetate.
UNLABELLED [1-Carbon-11]acetate has been used as a tracer for oxidative metabolism with PET. The aim of this study was to validate, in humans, a previously proposed two-compartment model forExpand
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