Practicability and safety of dipyridamole cardiac imaging in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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We tested the practicability of dipyridamole myocardial nitrogen-13 ammonia positron emission tomography (dipyridamole 13NH3 PET) for the perioperative risk assessment of coronary artery disease (CAD) in a cohort of patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) undergoing lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). Twenty consecutive LVRS… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002590050453

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@article{Thurnheer1999PracticabilityAS, title={Practicability and safety of dipyridamole cardiac imaging in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease}, author={Robert Thurnheer and Ir{\`e}ne Laube and Philipp A. Kaufmann and Kathrin D. M. Stumpe and Uz Stammberger and Konrad E Bloch and Walter Weder and Erich W. Russi}, journal={European Journal of Nuclear Medicine}, year={1999}, volume={26}, pages={812-817} }