Evaluation of radiopharmaceuticals for the detection of acute myocardial infarction in man.


The accuracy of the scintigraphic diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction with 99mTc-pyrophosphate, 99mTc-tetracycline and 99mTc-glucoheptonate was assessed in 63 patients, 43 of whom had clinical evidence of acute myocardial infarction. In 15, studies with both 99mTc-tetracycline and 99mTc-pyrophosphate were performed. Accuracy was greatest with 99mTc… (More)


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