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Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

, Volume 25, Issue 6, pp 2174–2176 | Cite as

RV function improvement following nitric oxide inhalation demonstrated by gated blood pool SPECT in a patient with primary pulmonary hypertension

  • Fayçal Ben Bouallègue
  • Fabien Vauchot
  • Aurélie Bourdon
  • Meriem Benkiran
  • Clément Boissin
  • Jérémy Charriot
  • Arnaud Bourdin
  • Denis Mariano-Goulart
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© American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nuclear Medicine DepartmentMontpellier University HospitalMontpellierFrance
  2. 2.Pneumology DepartmentMontpellier University HospitalMontpellierFrance
  3. 3.PhyMedExp, INSERM, CNRSMontpellier UniversityMontpellierFrance

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