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Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

, Volume 14, Issue 6, pp e39–e60 | Cite as

Myocardial perfusion and function: Single photon emission computed tomography

  • Christopher L. Hansen
  • Richard A. Goldstein
  • Olakunle O. Akinboboye
  • Daniel S. Berman
  • Elias H. Botvinick
  • Keith B. Churchwell
  • C. David Cooke
  • James R. Corbett
  • S. James Cullom
  • Seth T. Dahlberg
  • Regina S. Druz
  • Edward P. Ficaro
  • James R. Galt
  • Ravi K. Garg
  • Guido Germano
  • Gary V. Heller
  • Milena J. Henzlova
  • Mark C. Hyun
  • Lynne L. Johnson
  • April Mann
  • Benjamin D. McCallister
  • Robert A. Quaife
  • Terrence D. Ruddy
  • Senthil N. Sundaram
  • Raymond Taillefer
  • R. Parker Ward
  • John J. Mahmarian
ASNC Imaging Guidelines for Nuclear Cardiology Procedures

Keywords

Myocardial Perfusion Nuclear Cardiology Perfusion Defect Single Photon Emission Compute Tomography Imaging Normal Database 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher L. Hansen
  • Richard A. Goldstein
  • Olakunle O. Akinboboye
  • Daniel S. Berman
  • Elias H. Botvinick
  • Keith B. Churchwell
  • C. David Cooke
  • James R. Corbett
  • S. James Cullom
  • Seth T. Dahlberg
  • Regina S. Druz
  • Edward P. Ficaro
  • James R. Galt
  • Ravi K. Garg
  • Guido Germano
  • Gary V. Heller
  • Milena J. Henzlova
  • Mark C. Hyun
  • Lynne L. Johnson
  • April Mann
  • Benjamin D. McCallister
  • Robert A. Quaife
  • Terrence D. Ruddy
  • Senthil N. Sundaram
  • Raymond Taillefer
  • R. Parker Ward
  • John J. Mahmarian

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