Validation of low-dose dobutamine magnetic resonance imaging for assessment of myocardial viability after infarction by serial imaging.

@article{Dendale1998ValidationOL,
  title={Validation of low-dose dobutamine magnetic resonance imaging for assessment of myocardial viability after infarction by serial imaging.},
  author={Paul A Dendale and Philippe R. Franken and E Marianna Holman and Joachim Avenarius and Ernst E. van der Wall and A. de Roos},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={82 3},
  pages={375-7}
}
Cine magnetic resonance imaging with low-dose dobutamine stimulation allows prediction of viability after infarction with an accuracy of 80%. In akinetic segments, however, viability tends to be underestimated.