Rifat Topcuoglu

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Single-photon emission tomography (SPET) using technetium-99m labelled myocardial tracers (e.g.99mTc-sestamibi) has become one of the most popular myocardial imaging methods for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD). This prospective study was designed to evaluate the diagnostic performance of99mTc-sestamibi exercise gated planar myocardial imaging(More)
Obesity among children is increasingly recognized and linked to several metabolic problems. In this study, 47 children, aged 5-14 yr, with exogenous obesity were compared to 20 normal (non-obese) children to show alterations in glucose metabolism. All the obese children had body mass index > 95th percentile and weight for age > 120%. Basal and stimulated(More)
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