• Medicine
  • Published in Revista medica de Chile 1991

[Early test of thallium dipyridamole after myocardial infarction: prognostic value and correlation with coronarography].

@article{Kunstmann1991EarlyTO,
  title={[Early test of thallium dipyridamole after myocardial infarction: prognostic value and correlation with coronarography].},
  author={Sonia Kunstmann and Ram{\'o}n Corbal{\'a}n and Enrique Olea and Pilar Orellana and Eugenio Marchant and Klaus Puschel and C G Galleguillos},
  journal={Revista medica de Chile},
  year={1991},
  volume={119 8},
  pages={
          891-6
        }
}
Fifty three patients were studied with dipyridamole thallium myocardial scintigraphy, 4 to 6 days after a first episode of myocardial infarction. Localization of infarction was anterior in 25 and inferior in 28. Infarction was confirmed by myocardial scintigraphy in 87% of cases. A non q wave myocardial infarction was present in 5 of the 7 patients with negative scintigraphy. Residual myocardial ischemia was suggested by myocardial scintigraphy in 68% of patients. Correlated to coronary… CONTINUE READING