Short-term repeatability of resting myocardial blood flow measurements using rubidium-82 PET imaging.

@article{Efseaff2012ShorttermRO,
  title={Short-term repeatability of resting myocardial blood flow measurements using rubidium-82 PET imaging.},
  author={Matthew Efseaff and Ran Klein and Maria Cecilia Ziadi and Rob S. B. Beanlands and Robert A. deKemp},
  journal={Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={997-1006}
}
BACKGROUND Rubidium-82 ((82)Rb) PET imaging has been proposed for routine myocardial blood flow (MBF) quantification. However, few studies have investigated the test-retest repeatability of this method. The aim of this study was to optimize same-day repeatability of rest MBF imaging with a highly automated analysis program (FlowQuant) using image-derived input functions and dual spillover corrections (SOC). METHODS Test-retest repeatability of resting left-ventricle (LV) MBF was measured in… CONTINUE READING
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