Advertisement

Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

, Volume 4, Issue 4, pp 329–335 | Cite as

Detection of coronary artery disease in women with use of stress single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging

  • Ami E. Iskandrian
  • Jaekyeong Heo
  • Nasaraiah Nallamothu
Reviews

Keywords

Cardiol Myocardial Perfusion Thallium Perfusion Imaging Myocardial Blood Flow 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Brown KA. Prognostic value of thallium-201 myocardial perfusion imaging: a diagnostic tool comes of age. Circulation 1991;83:363–81.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Pollock SG, Abbott RD, Boucher CA, Beller GA, Kaul S. Independent and incremental prognostic value of test performance in hierarchical order to evaluate patients with suspected coronary artery disease: validation of models based on these tests. Circulation 1992;85:237–48.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Zaret BL, Wackes FJTh. Nuclear Cardiology (Review). N Engl J Med 1993;329:775–83, 855–63.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Beller GA. Clinical nuclear cardiology. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company, 1995.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Iskandrian AS, Verani MS. Nuclear cardiac imaging: principles and applications. 2nd ed. FA Davis Company, 1995.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Friedman TD, Greene AC, Iskandrian AS, Hakki AH, Kane SA, Segal BL. Exercise thallium-201 myocardial scintigraphy in women: correlation with coronary angiography. Am J Cardiol 1982;49:1632–37.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Hung J, Chaitman BR, Lam J, Lesperance J, Dupras G, Fines P, et al. Noninvasive diagnostic test choices for the evaluation of coronary artery disease in women: a multivariate comparison of cardiac fluoroscopy, exercise electrocardiography and exercise thallium myocardial perfusion scintigraphy. J Am Coll Cardiol 1984;4:8–16.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Iskandrian AS, Heo J, Lemlek J, Ogilby DJ. Identification of high-risk patients with left-main and three-vessel coronary artery disease using stepwise discriminant analysis of clinical, exercise and tomographic thallium data. Am Heart J 1993;125:221–25.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Marwick TH, Lauer MS, Neumann Dr, Williams MJ, Snader C, Celano M, et al. Diagnosis of coronary artery disease in women using thallium-201 SPECT and rubidium-82 PET [abstract]. J Nucl Med 1995;36:78P.Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Taillefer R, DePuey GE, Udelson J, Beller G, Latour Y, Reeves F. Comparative diagnostic accuracy of thallium-201 and Tc-99m sestamibi (perfusion and gated SPECT) in detecting coronary artery disease in women. J Am Coll Cardiol 1997;29:69–77.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Cowley MJ, Mullin SM, Kelsey SF, Kent KM, Gruentzig AR, Detre KM, et al. Sex differences in early and long-term results of coronary angioplasty in the NHLBI PTCA registry. Circulation 1985;71:90–9.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Wenger NK. Coronary disease in women. Ann Intern Med 1985;36:285–94.Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Lerner DJ, Kannel WB. Patterns of coronary heart disease morbidity and mortality in the sexes: a 26-year follow-up of the Framingham population. Am Heart J 1986;111:383–90.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Tofler GH, Stone PH, Muller JE, Willich SN, Davis VG, Poole WK, et al. Effect of gender and race on prognosis after myocardial infarction: adverse prognosis for women, particularly black women. J Am Coll Cardiol 1987;9:473–82.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    Dittrich H, Gilpin E, Nicod P, Cali G, Henning H, Ross J Jr. Acute myocardial infarction in women: influence of gender on mortality and prognostic variables. Am J Cardiol 1988;62:1–7.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    Fiebach NJ, Viscoli CM, Horwitz RI. Differences between women and men in survival after myocardial infarction: biology or methodology? JAMA 1990;263:1092–96.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    Ayanian JZ, Epstein AM. Differences in the use of procedures between women and men hospitalized for coronary heart disease. N Engl J Med 1991;325:221–25.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Greenland P, Reicher-Reiss H, Goldbourt U, Behar S. In-hospital and 1-year mortality in 1,524 women after myocardial infarction: comparison with 4,315 men. Circulation 1991;83:484–91.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    Steingart RM, Packer M, Hamm P, Coglianese ME, Gersh B, Geltman EM, et al. Sex differences in the management of coronary artery disease. N Engl J Med 1991;325:226–30.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    Maynard C, Litwin PE, Martin JS, Weaver WD. Gender differences in the treatment and outcome of acute myocardial infarction: results from the Myocardial Infarction Triage and Intervention Registry. Arch Intern Med 1992;152:972–6.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    Chiriboga DE, Yarzebski J, Goldberg RJ, Chen Z, Gurwitz J, Gore JM, et al. A community-wide perspective of gender differences and temporal trends in the use of diagnostic and revascularization procedures for acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol 1993;71:268–73.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    Rich-Edwards JW, Manson JE, Hennekens CH, Buring JE. The primary prevention of coronary heart disease in women. N Engl J Med 1995;332:1758–66.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Vaccarino V, Krumholz HM, Berkman LF, Horwitz RI. Sex differences in mortality after myocardial infarction: is there evidence for an increased risk for women? Circulation 1995;91:1861–71.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    Iskandrian AE, Heo J, Nallamothu N. In: Marwick TH, ed. Perfusion imaging for the diagnosis and risk assessment of CAD in women in cardiac stress testing and imaging. A Clinician's Guide. New York: Churchill Livingstone; 1996. p. 177–88.Google Scholar
  25. 25.
    Chae SC, Heo J, Iskandrian AS, Wasserleben V, Cave V. Identification of extensive coronary artery disease in women by exercise single-photon emission computed tomographic (SPECT) thallium imaging. J Am Coll Cardiol 1993;21:1305–11.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  26. 26.
    Morise AP, Diamond GA, Detrano R, Bobbio M. Incremental value of exercise electrocardiography and thallium-201 testing in men and women for the presence and extent of coronary artery disease. Am Heart J 1995;130:267–76.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. 27.
    Morise AP, Dalal JN, Duval RD. Frequency of oral estrogen replacement therapy in women with normal and abnormal exercise electrocardiograms and normal coronary arteries by angiogram. Am J Cardiol 1993;72:1197–9.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. 28.
    Linhart JW, Laws JG, Satinsky JD. Maximal treadmill exercise electrocardiography in female patients. Circulation 1974;50:1173–8.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  29. 29.
    Sketch MH, Mohiuddin SM, Lynch JD, Zencka AE, Runco V. Significant sex differences in the correlation of electrocardiographic exercise testing and coronary arteriograms. Am J Cardiol 1975;36:169–73.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. 30.
    Detry JM, Kapita BM, Cosyns J, Soltiaux B, Brasseun LA, Rousseau MF. Diagnostic value of history and maximal exercise electrocardiography in men and women suspected of coronary heart disease. Circulation 1977;56:756–61.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  31. 31.
    Weiner DA, Ryan TJ, McCabe CH, Kennedy JW, Schloss M, Tristani F, et al. Exercise stress testing correlations among history of angina, ST-segment response and prevalence of coronary artery disease in the coronary artery surgery study (CASS). N Engl J Med 1979;301:230–5.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  32. 32.
    Barolsky SM, Gilbert CA, Faraqui A, Nutter DO, Schlant RC. Differences in electrocardiographic response to exercise of women and men: a non-Bayesian factor. Circulation 1979;60:1021–7.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  33. 33.
    Val PG, Chaitman BR, Waters DD, Bourassa MG, Scholl J, Ferguson RJ, et al. Diagnostic accuracy of exercise ECG lead systems in clinical subsets of women. Circulation 1982;65:1466–74.Google Scholar
  34. 34.
    Melin JA, Wijns W, Vanbutsele RJ, Robert A, DeCoster P, Brasseur LA, et al. Alternative diagnostic strategies for coronary artery disease in women: demonstration of the usefulness and efficiency of probability analysis. Circulation 1985;71:535–42.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  35. 35.
    Deckers JW, Tijssen JGP, Rensing BJ, Azar AJ, Simoons ML. Strategies for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease based on logistic and Bayesian analysis of clinical and exercise variables. In: Deckers JW, ed. Diagnostic and prognostic implications of exercise testing. Rotterdam: Erasmus University, 1988:75–90.Google Scholar
  36. 36.
    Masini M, Picano E, Lattanzi F, Distante A, L'Abbate A. High dose dipyridamole echocardiography in women: correlation with exercise-electrocardiography test and coronary arteriography. J Am Coll Cardiol 1988;12:682–5.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  37. 37.
    Deckers JW, Rensing BJ, Simoons ML, Roelandt JR. Diagnostic merits of exercise testing in females. Eur Heart J 1989;10:543–50.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  38. 38.
    Heinsimer JA, Dewitt CM. Exercise testing in women. J Am Coll Cardiol 1989;14:1448–9.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  39. 39.
    Okin PM, Anderson KM, Levy D, Klingfield P. Heart rate adjustment of exercise-induced ST segment depression: improved risk stratification in the Framingham Offspring Study. Circulation 1991;83:866–74.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  40. 40.
    Robert AR, Melin JA, Detry JM. Logistic discriminant analysis improves diagnostic accuracy of exercise testing for coronary artery disease in women. Circulation 1991;83:1202–9.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  41. 41.
    Reiber JHC, vom Land CD, Koning G, van der Zwet PMJ, van Houdt RCM, Schalij MJ, et al. Comparison of accuracy and precision of quantitative coronary atrial analysis between cine-film and digital systems. In: Reiber JHC, Serruys PW, eds. Progress in quantitative coronary arteriography. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994:67–85.Google Scholar
  42. 42.
    Keane D, Gronenschild E, Slager C, Ozaki Y, Haase J, Serruys PW: In vivo validation of an experimental adaptive quantitative coronary angiography algorithm to circumvent overestimation of small luminal diameters. Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn 1995;36:17–24.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  43. 43.
    Iskandrian AS, Heo J, Kong B, Lyons E: Effect of exercise level on the ability of thallium-201 tomographic imaging in detecting coronary artery disease: Analysis of 461 patients. J Am Coll Cardiol 1989;14:1477–86.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  44. 44.
    Uren NG, Melin JA, Bruyne BD, Wijns W, Bandhuin T, Camici PG. Relation between myocardial blood flow and severity of coronary artery stenosis. N Engl J Med 1994;330:782–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  45. 45.
    Iskandrian AS, Verani MS, Heo J. Pharmacologic stress testing: mechanism of action, hemodynamic responses and results in detection of coronary artery disease. J Nucl Cardiol 1994;1:94–111.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  46. 46.
    Czernin J, Barnard RJ, Sun KT, Krivokapich J, Nitzsche E, Dorsey D, et al. Effect of short-term cardiovascular conditioning and low-fat diet on myocardial blood flow and flow reserve. Circulation 1995;92:197–204.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  47. 47.
    Wilson RF, Wyche K, Christensen GV, Zimmer S, Laxson DD. Effects of adenosine on human coronary atrial. Circulation 1990;82:1595–1606.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  48. 48.
    Glover DK, Ruiz M, Edwards NC, Cunningham M, Simanis JP, Smith WH, et al. Comparison between thallium-201 and Tc-99m sestamibi uptake during adenosine-induced vasodilation as a function of coronary stenosis severity. Circulation 1995;91:813–20.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  49. 49.
    Iskandrian AS. The road to the final four (editorial). J Nucl Cardiol 1996;3:356–7.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  50. 50.
    Gardin JM, Wagenknecht LE, Anton-Culver H, Flack J, Gidding S, Kurosaki T, et al. Relationship of cardiovascular risk factors to echocardiographic left ventricular mass in healthy young black and white adult men and women. Circulation 1995;92:380–87.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  51. 51.
    Ghods M, Gioia G, Ren JF, Heo J, Iskandrian AS. Effect of left ventricular muscle mass on the results exercise SPECT thallium images in women with coronary artery disease [abstract]. J Nucl Med 1994;35:99.Google Scholar
  52. 52.
    Uren NG, Camici PG, Melin JA, Bol A, Bruyne BD, Radvan J, et al. Effect of aging on myocardial perfusion reserve. J Nucl Med 1995;36:2032–6.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  53. 53.
    Sambucett G, Marzullo P, Giorgetti A, Neglia D, Marzilli M, Salvadori P, et al. Global alteration in perfusion response to increasing oxygen consumption in patients with single-vessel coronary artery disease. Circulation 1994;90:1696–1705.Google Scholar
  54. 54.
    Gilligan DM, Badar DM, Panza JA, Quyyumi AA, Cannon RO III. Acute vascular effects of estrogen in postmenopausal women. Circulation 1994;90:786–91.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  55. 55.
    Reis SE, Gloth ST, Blumenthal RS, Kesar JR, Zacur HA, Gerstenblith G, et al. Ethinyl estradiol acutely attenuates abnormal coronary vasomotor responses to acetylcholine in postmenopausal women. Circulation 1994;89:52–60.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  56. 56.
    Goodgold HM, Rehder TG, Samuels LD, Chaitman BR. Improved interpretation of exercise TI-201 myocardial perfusion scintigraphy in women: characterization of breast attenuation artifacts. Radiology 1987;165:361–6.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  57. 57.
    Amanullah AM, Kiat H, Friedman JD, Berman DS. Adenosine technetium-99m sestamibi myocardial perfusion SPECT in women: diagnostic efficacy in detection of coronary artery disease. J Am Coll Cardiol 1996;27:803–9.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  58. 58.
    Hendel RC, Chen MH, L'Italien GJ, Newell JB, Paul SD, Eagle KA, et al. Sex differences in perioperative and long-term cardiac event-free survival in vascular surgery patients: an analysis of clinical and scintigraphic variables. Circulation 1995;91:1044–51.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  59. 59.
    DePuey EG, Garcia EV. Optimal specificity of thallium-201 SPECT through recognition of imaging artifacts. J Nucl Med 1985;30:441–9.Google Scholar
  60. 60.
    Iskandrian AS, Heo J, Lemlek J, Ogilby JD, Untereker WJ, Iskandrian B, et al. Identification of high-risk patients with left main and three-vessel coronary artery disease by adenosine single-photon emission computed tomographic thallium imaging. Am Heart J 1993;125:1130–5.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  61. 61.
    Sawada SG, Ryan T, Fineberg NS, Armstrong WF, Judson WE, McHenry PL, et al. Exercise echocardiographic detection of coronary artery disease in women. J Am Coll Cardiol 1989;14: 1440–7.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  62. 62.
    Williams MJ, Marwick TH, O'Gorman D, Foale RA. Comparison of exercise echocardiography with exercise score to diagnose coronary artery disease in women. Am J Cardiol 1994;74:435–8.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  63. 63.
    Marwick TH, Anderson T, Williams MJ, Haluska B, Melin RJA, Pashkow F, et al. Exercise echocardiography is an accurate and cost-efficient technique for detection of coronary artery disease in women. J Am Coll Cardiol 1995;26:335–41.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  64. 64.
    Roger VL, Pellikka PA, Bell MR, Chow CWH, Bailey KR, Seward JB. Sex and test verification bias: impact on the diagnostic value of exercise echocardiography. Circulation 1997;95:405–10.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  65. 65.
    Devries S, Wolfkiel C, Furman B, Bakdash H, Ahmed A, Levy P, et al. Influence of age and gender on the presence of coronary calcium detected by ultrafast computed tomography. J Am Coll Cardiol 1995;25:76–82.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  66. 66.
    Rumberger JA, Sheedy PF, Breen TF, Schwartz RS. Coronary calcium as determined by electron beam computed tomography and coronary disease on arteriogram: effect of patients sex on diagnosis. Circulation 1995;91:1363–7.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  67. 67.
    Detrano R, Hsiai T, Wang S, Puentes G, Gallavollita J, Shields P, et al. Prognostic value of coronary calcification and angiographic stenosis in patients undergoing coronary angiography. J Am Coll Cardiol 1996;26:285–90.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  68. 68.
    Pancholy SB, Fattah AA, Kamal AM, Ghods M, Heo J, Iskandrian AS. Independent and incremental prognostic value of exercise thallium single photon emission computed tomographic imaging in women. J Nucl Cardiol 1995;2:110–6.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  69. 69.
    Iskandrian AS, Chae SC, Heo J, Stanberry CD, Wasserleben V, Cave V. Independent and incremental prognostic value of exercise thallium tomographic imaging in coronary artery disease. J Am Coll Cardiol 1993;22:665–700.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  70. 70.
    Hachamovitch R, Berman DS, Kiat K, Bairey CN, Cohen I, Cabico AN, et al. Effective risk stratification using exercise myocardial perfusion SPECT in women: gender-related differences in prognostic nuclear testing. J Am Coll Cardiol 1996;28:34–44.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  71. 71.
    Amanullah AM, Kiat H, Hachamovitch R, Cabico JH, Cohen I, Friedman JD, et al. Impact of myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography on referral to catheterization of the very elderly: is there evidence of gender-related referral bias? J Am Coll Cardiol 1996;28:680–6.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ami E. Iskandrian
    • 1
  • Jaekyeong Heo
    • 1
  • Nasaraiah Nallamothu
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, MCP-Hahnemann School of MedicineAllegheny University of the Health SciencesPhiladelphia

Personalised recommendations