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Optimal Medical Therapy With or Without Percutaneous Coronary Intervention to Reduce Ischemic Burden: Results From the Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive Drug Evaluation
Background— Extent and severity of myocardial ischemia are determinants of risk for patients with coronary artery disease, and ischemia reduction is an important therapeutic goal. The ClinicalExpand
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Underestimation of extent of ischemia by gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with left main coronary artery disease
BackgroundThere have been limited data regarding the value of gated single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) for the detection of left main coronaryExpand
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Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Guidelines: Instrumentation, Acquisition, Processing, and Interpretation
Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Guidelines: Instrumentation, Acquisition, Processing, and Interpretation Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH, KarthikExpand
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Machine learning for prediction of all-cause mortality in patients with suspected coronary artery disease: a 5-year multicentre prospective registry analysis
Aims Traditional prognostic risk assessment in patients undergoing non-invasive imaging is based upon a limited selection of clinical and imaging findings. Machine learning (ML) can consider aExpand
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Automated quantification of myocardial perfusion SPECT using simplified normal limits
Background. To simplify development of normal limits for myocardial perfusion SPECT (MPS), we implemented a quantification scheme in which normal limits are derived without visual scoring of abnormalExpand
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Advances in technical aspects of myocardial perfusion SPECT imaging
Although myocardial perfusion SPECT (MPS) imaging is widely used in current clinical practice, it suffers from some fundamental limitations including long image acquisition, low image resolution, andExpand
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Quantitation in gated perfusion SPECT imaging: The Cedars-Sinai approach
Cedars-Sinai’s approach to the automation of gated perfusion single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging is based on the identification of key procedural steps (processing,Expand
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Quantitative assessment of myocardial perfusion abnormality on SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging is more reproducible than expert visual analysis
BackgroundCurrent guidelines of Food and Drug Administration for the evaluation of SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) in clinical trials recommend independent visual interpretation by multipleExpand
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Predictors of high-risk coronary artery disease in subjects with normal SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging
BackgroundWhile uncommon, normal stress SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) can be seen in patients with high-risk coronary artery disease (CAD) by invasive coronary angiography (ICA).TheExpand
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Myocardial ischemia in the absence of obstructive coronary artery disease in systemic lupus erythematosus.
OBJECTIVES the purpose of this study was to evaluate the presence of myocardial ischemia measured by adenosine stress cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) using visual myocardial perfusion and aExpand
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