Clinical use of metaiodobenzylguanidine imaging in cardiology.

Cardiac function is predominantly regulated by autonomic innervation. Many heart diseases involve alterations of cardiac adrenergic neurotransmission. In patients with cardiomyopathies, numerous therapeutic agents act directly or indirectly on cardiac adrenergic disorders. Metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) imaging can provide in vivo information on one of the… CONTINUE READING