The role of radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging for asymptomatic individuals

@article{Hendel2011TheRO,
  title={The role of radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging for asymptomatic individuals},
  author={Robert C. Hendel and Brian G. Abbott and Timothy M. Bateman and Ron Blankstein and Dennis A. Calnon and Jeffrey A. Leppo and Jamshid Maddahi and Matthew M Schumaecker and Leslee J. Shaw and R Parker Ward and David G. Wolinsky},
  journal={Journal of Nuclear Cardiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={18},
  pages={3-15}
}
Radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging (RMPI) has served as a clinical mainstay in the management of patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease (CAD) for more than two decades. RMPI provides information beyond the mere detection of disease, delineating the extent, severity, and location of perfusion abnormalities. These data also have important prognostic implications and assist in providing reassurance to the clinician and patient or suggest the need for additional therapies… Expand
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