Dipyridamole echocardiography in the detection of vulnerable myocardium in the early postinfarction period.

Abstract

To evaluate the effect of dipyridamole on regional wall motion after myocardial infarction two-dimensional echocardiograms were obtained on 21 postinfarction patients immediately before and 7 to 10 minutes after the intravenous infusion of ddipyridamole (0.60 mg/kg). All patients underwent coronary angiography, and 20 patients underwent scintigraphy with… (More)

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