Detection of Viability of Dysfunctional Myocardium in Coronary Heart Disease. I. Radionuclide Imaging

Abstract

The question of myocardial viability in the presence of severe regional or global left ventricular dysfunction in patients with coronary artery disease poses a formidable challenge to the clinician. If the dysfunctional myocardium is viable, revascularization procedures are associated with improved contractile function, whereas no benefits are expected if… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1009727913238

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