Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

, Volume 25, Issue 2, pp 693–697 | Cite as

A simple practical technique to alleviate the problem of interfering subdiaphragmatic intestinal activity on myocardial perfusion imaging

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Acknowledgments

We are grateful to the residents and personnel of Nuclear Medicine Department of Taleghani Hospital.

Disclosure

No conflict of interests is declared.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Medicine, Taleghani Educational Hospital, School of MedicineShahid Beheshti University of Medical SciencesTehranIran

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