Positron emission tomography in the diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease.

  • N G Bratton
  • Published 1995 in
    The Journal of the Louisiana State Medical…
Positron emission tomography has grown rapidly from a little-understood research tool into an exciting noninvasive method for the clinician to evaluate myocardial perfusion, metabolism, and cell-membrane function. There are three radionuclides that are currently being used widely in cardiac positron emission tomography. These are nitrogen-13 ammonia… CONTINUE READING