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Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 98–110 | Cite as

Best patient preparation before and during radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging studies

  • Lisa A. Boger
  • Lyndy L. VolkerEmail author
  • Ginger K. Hertenstein
  • Timothy M. Bateman
Practical Points For Nuclear Cardiology

Keywords

Single Photon Emission Compute Tomography Myocardial Perfusion Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Attenuation Correction Nuclear Cardiology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lisa A. Boger
    • 1
  • Lyndy L. Volker
    • 2
    Email author
  • Ginger K. Hertenstein
    • 1
  • Timothy M. Bateman
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Cardiovascular Imaging Technologies, LLCKansas City
  2. 2.Cardiovascular Imaging Technologies, LLCKansas City
  3. 3.Mid America Heart InstituteKansas City

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