Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp 304–306 | Cite as

Application of nuclear cardiology in the coronary care unit: Achievements and challenges

  • Prediman K. Shah
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Prediman K. Shah
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  1. 1.Los Angeles School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaLos Angeles

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