Radionuclide methods of identifying patients who may require coronary artery bypass surgery.

Myocardial thallium-201 (201Tl) scintigraphy or radionuclide angiography performed in conjunction with exercise stress testing can provide clinically useful information regarding the functional significance of underlying coronary artery stenoses in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease. Knowledge of type, location, and extent of… CONTINUE READING